Online Course » Assessing Suicide Risk in Children: Guidelines for Developmentally Appropriate Interviewing

Course Description:
This program reviews risk factors for childhood suicide and suicidal behavior, provides a commentary on current methods of assessing suicide risk in children, and discusses guidelines for conducting developmentally appropriate risk assessments with children and suggestions for consulting with caregivers.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Describe the risk factors for childhood suicide: and
  • Apply guidelines for developmentally appropriate interviewing in assessing children for suicide.
Author Bio:
Casey A. Barrio, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Counseling at the University of North Texas. Dr. Barrio’s teaching areas include community counseling, multicultural counseling, diagnosis in counseling, and counseling skills.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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