Suicide Prevention
and Intervention

Date and Location

Tuesday November 9, 2021
9:00am to Noon
Online via Zoom Meetings

Suicide is a major public health concern indiscriminate of one’s age, gender, or socioeconomic status.

In 2017 alone, the Centers for Disease Control reported over 45,400 suicides in the United States. This course will discuss ways individuals can become more comfortable with the topic of suicide, as well as educate and empower citizens to connect those in need to lifesaving services. Additionally, this course will delve into the difference between suicidal ideation and suicide itself. The National Suicide Hotline – 1-800-273-Talk(8255). Start by programing that in your phone today and tell others to do the same.

During this session participants will:

1) Discuss the prevalence of suicide nationally and locally.
2) Learn relevant nomencalture surrounding suicide and self-harm.
3) Learn about screening for depression, suicidal ideation, and non-suicidal self-injury.
4) Differentiate between potentially lethal suicidal ideation and non-suicidal self-injury.
5) Identify evidence-based practices to address self-harm and suicidal ideation.
6) Receive community resources that are appropriate and relevant to patient needs.

Certifications and cost

Attendees will earn 3 hours of Continuing Education. Certificates are sent by email within 30 days after the training concludes. Please choose the type you require during registration. If no CE type is selected, attendees will be sent a NAADAC certificate.

NAADAC - Addictions Counseling certificate, which is typically accepted by most licensing and certification bodies. 
NASW AZ - Approved by National Association of Social Workers, Arizona Chapter. 
APA - The Training Institute-Southwest Behavioral Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.
NBCC - The Training Institute-Southwest Behavioral Health has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6368.

You can find additional information here

Registration fee is $59. Student Registration: Enrolled students may receive a discount. 

Please contact with any questions.

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 Location and safety precautions 

Please note that this training occurs online, via the ZOOM Meetings Platform OR in-person at the Concho Room at the Westward Ho - 618 N Central Ave. Suite #100, Phoenix, Arizona (limited to 10 attendees). Please choose whether you will attend in-person or online when registering.

For ZOOM attendees: Login links are sent via email the week before the training. Please log in through the link provided at least 15 minutes in advance of the event start time so you can get situated, and troubleshoot if needed.  

For in-person attendees: please self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms, and remain vigilant against the Coronavirus by continuing to follow all public health protocols, including wearing a face covering and practicing physical distancing. In-person attendees will not be permitted without wearing a face covering.

ASU continues to offer fast, easy and free COVID-19 testing to all students, employees and the general public. Visit our testing webpage to make an appointment, or visit for additional information on ASU's Coronavirus management policies and protocols.