This course will review risk and protective factors for suicide including discussing populations at high risk for suicide. Risk factors specific to clients engaged in behavioral health treatment services will receive special attention. Assessment skills for determining overall risk versus imminent risk for suicide will be presented. Participants will learn to recognize potential risk signs and signals, as well as access clinical and natural referral resources to promote recovery. Safety planning and other clinical interventions to reduce risk will also be discussed. Opportunities will be provided for interactive discussions, small group dialog, role plays and skills practice. This training meets Washington State requirements for 6 hours of training for behavioral health clinicians. Please click here to register.