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Recognizing & Responding to Suicide Risk in Older Adults

Due to the global health situation, all Professional Development workshops will be held virtually (by Zoom) until further notice.  Please contact our office at profdev@brownschool.wustl.edu with any questions.

Maria Miskovic, MSW, LCSW, C-ASWCM
Care Choice Care Management, LLC

Amy Neu, MSW, LCSW
Assistant Director of Senior Services
West County Psychological Associates

Preferred registration deadline: August 28th

This workshop will be conducted in a virtual Zoom meeting online format.

3 CEUs

Older adults show the highest rates of suicide completion in the United States over any other age group. Social workers and health care professionals are in prime positions to assess, intervene, and treat older adults who are at high risk for suicide.
 
This class will present the most recent data on suicide risk and completion in the older adult population. We will identify risk factors, address suicide risk assessment, and offer practical intervention models to participants. This course will use case studies and clinical examples for participants to engage in the process of risk assessment and to apply these strategies to real-life situations.

This class meets the Missouri requirement for at least 2 CEUs in suicide continuing education each licensure period.

General Admission: $60**
 
Class size is limited to 70.
 
**Discounts on workshop admission are offered to the Brown School’s students, alumni, and field instructors. We also offer a discount to full-time graduate students in other programs and to our Washington University faculty/staff colleagues. No other discounts are available. Admission discounts apply automatically in your cart, based on your profile in our registration software. .



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