Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment
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This course, based on TIP 50, provides information on working with clients with substance use disorders who have suicidal thoughts and/or behaviors. It covers: Basic suggestions for addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors; Background information about suicide and substance use disorders, including risk factors and warning signs for suicide; A four-step process for addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors in substance abuse treatment; and, A set of competencies counselors should incorporate to work effectively with clients who are suicidal.
This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.
- Getting Ready to Address Suicidality
- Background Information
- Procedures for Substance Abuse Counselors
- Identify the incidence of suicide.
- Describe risk factors for suicide.
- Explain suicidal intent.
- Describe protective factors for suicide.