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High Risk Clients: Effectively Handle Five of the Most Critical Scenarios You’ll Face as a Clinician

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  1. Complete a comprehensive mental health assessment that encompasses a multitude of clinical concerns including mental status, lethality, substance abuse and trauma.
  2. Determine signs of and risk factors for suicidal ideation in clients and effectively respond in order to ensure the safety of the client.
  3. Assess indicators of substance intoxication, withdrawal and overdose in clients and create protocol for responding appropriately.
  4. Assess for risk of violence in a clinical setting and develop skills to effectively and safely intervene during an acute crisis.
  5. Examine ways in which client responses to trauma are often misdiagnosed as mental health disorders and consider the clinical implications of this.
  6. Create accurate and comprehensive documentation of clinical crises to protect all.

Copyright : 04/18/2018

Suicide Assessment and Intervention: Assess Suicidal Ideation and Effectively Intervene in Crisis Situations with Confidence, Composure and Sensitivity

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Suicide: Who, When, How and Where

Elicit Key Information from Suicidal Clients: Assessment and Level of Risk Formulate Treatment Plans that Help Clients Regulate Emotions and Make Them Feel Valued and Connected Confidently Handle Crisis Situations Suicide Grief Support and Innovative Suicide-Specific Care ReInvest in a Life Worth Living: Rekindle the Desires of the Heart

Please Note: PESI is not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organizations.

Copyright : 06/08/2018