Our online training modules are available at mdbehavioralhealth.com/training
Recognize, Ask, Care, Encourage (RACE)
This module provides basic information on suicide, including risk factors, protective factors, warning signs, and how to begin a conversation with someone you are concerned about. The module offers a brief opportunity to practice having a conversation with someone who is thinking about suicide. s how to develop a safety plan and encourage the person to seek professional help. This course is designed for anyone who may come into contact with someone at risk for suicide and does not require a clinical background.
Suicide Prevention for Clinicians: Risk Assessment and Management Techniques
This module helps clinicians explore attitudes they hold and examine where feelings of anxiety may stem from when addressing suicide in clinical practice. After preparing for and understanding the role clinicians have in preventing suicide, participants will learn risk and protective factors of suicide, warning signs of suicide, the components of suicide risk assessments, therapeutic interventions, and risk reduction strategies. This course offers 1 continuing education unit for counselors and psychologists.