A 4-hour training with Ann Duckless, MA
April 28, 2023
PRESENTATION: Social service agencies offer a broad spectrum of programs and services to a wide variety of clients and their ages. Since suicide is a major public health issue, social service agency staff should be trained to recognize individuals at risk for suicide and learn strategies for connecting them to help. As a result of attending this training participants will:
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- Review of the risk and protective factors and warning signs for suicide;
- Learn skills for intervening with clients or others at risk and connecting them with appropriate resources;
- Learn strategies for communicating with parents/guardians/family members or other support persons during crisis situations;
- Learn insights into confidentiality requirements and communication with others involved in the client’s care or treatment; and
- Participate in a discussion of community resources and strategies to increase suicide prevention efforts through the integration, coordination, and collaboration of community services (schools, mental health, law enforcement, social services, faith communities, etc.).
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Ann Duckless has worked for NAMI NH for 16 years in the Connect Suicide Prevention Program, providing suicide prevention, postvention, and mental health trainings to community, military, college, and tribal nation settings. She has also gained over 20 years of experience in the field of substance use continuum of care. Ann’s varied professional work experiences including teaching at the high school and college levels, inpatient and outpatient counseling for substance use disorders, youth prevention community work at the statewide level, and a collaborative systems perspective in dealing with public health issues. Trained as a cultural competence trainer by the Anti-Defamation League, Ann embraces and promotes cultural sensitivity to issues of race, ethnicity, language, religion, disability, and sexual orientation/gender identity.
REGISTRATION FEE: *NHADACA Members $55; *Non-Members $65; *NBCC add $5. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060 or email@example.com Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains: 1-4
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 1, 4, 5, 11, 12
CPS Domains: 2, 3, 6
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A (NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program).
PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form. For multiple registrants you must register each one individually. Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received. Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration. Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a pending list until payment is received. We strongly encourage payment by credit card for trainings of high demand topics. Thank you.
This training ins financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.