According to the National Vital Statistics report, generated by the US Department of Health and Human Services for Disease Control and Prevention, the February 16, 2016 report on the "mortality experience in 2013, Intentional self-harm (suicide) was the 10th (out of 15) leading cause of deaths in the United States". (This data does not include suicide attempts).
Faculty: Wilma J. Peeples MSSW/LCSW/LMFT/BCD
Attempted and completed suicides are multi-systemic and multi-culturally related. There are nationally evidenced-based strategies calling for health and behavioral healthcare organizations adn the communities where individuals live, to dramatically reduce suicides. There are several key components or concepts for healthcare providers, employers and other community-wide stake holders to have the level of awareness and knowledge to recognize and prevent suicides. It is of upmost importance for varied levels of healthcare professionals, and other organizations to implement effective methods so as to manage the population of people who are at-risk for suicide.
This course is put into place the proper assessment, referral, treatment and management protocols that must be available adn utilized consistently within your organization to effectively manage the population you serve.
To utilize a nationally recognized, evidence-based and empirically supported training model to prevent suicides and suicide attempts
To understand and demonstrate in practice that suicide is a multi-systemic and multi-cultural issus and the impact on the individual, families and community
To utilize the Bio-Psychosocial plan of care for screening, diagnosing, treating and establishing effective discharge planning in the management of patients/clients who are at-risk for suicide.
To learn about the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) and the International Classification of Disorders (ICD-10) that tend to correlate with suicides and suicide attempts
To understand the relevance of the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, and updates to the federal law, specifically related to the Privacy and Security Standards on documentation and confidentiality.
To have a knowledge base on the Federal and State laws and regulations that relate to the Duty to Protect, Duty to Warn, KRS 210.366 Suicide Training, the licensing law related to the Kentucky Code of Ethics for Social Work, the Jurisdiction Rule 507 (Psychotherapists-Client Privilege) and the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.
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