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2021 Suicide Assessment, Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention, 6 CE
Friday, March 05, 2021, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Continuing Education Event

March 5, 2021 - Agenda
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Workshop in Session
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Workshop in Session
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Lunch Break
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM Workshop in Session
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Workshop in Session
  *All times are in Eastern Standard Time
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Workshop Details

9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Suicide Assessment, Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention, 6 CE

Presented by Nadine J. Kaslow, Ph.D., ABPP 

Using research evidence and clinical experience, this presentation will frame the suicidal crisis in the country, detail strategies for conducting risk assessments and formulating risk, overview evidence-based and culturally-informed prevention and intervention strategies with people who are suicidal, discuss postvention strategies, and explore therapist’s reactions to working with individuals who are suicidal. This workshop fulfills the KRS 210.366 requirement for suicide prevention training. Skill Level: Intermediate

Workshop Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamentals of suicide risk assessment, risk formulation, documentation, and disposition
  • Demonstrate competence in utilizing evidence-based and culturally-relevant strategies for preventing suicidal behavior
  • Display familiarity with evidence-based and culturally-informed strategies for treating individuals who are suicidal
  • Identify an approach and associated techniques for postvention efforts following the death by suicide of a member of the community
  • Attune to own reactions to working with suicidal individuals; Be aware of reactions to interacting with family members and the broader community following a death by suicide
  • Develop an approach to coping effectively with these challenging clinical and personal situations when interacting with suicidal persons or family members and the community after a death by suicide

About the Presenter:

Nadine J. Kaslow, Ph.D., ABPP is a Professor at Emory University School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Chief Psychologist; Director of the Atlanta Trauma Alliance, and Director of Postdoctoral Residency Training. In 2012, she received a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Pepperdine University. The 2014 President of the American Psychological Association (APA), Dr. Kaslow is Past President/Chair of four APA divisions (clinical psychology, family psychology, psychotherapy, psychologists in public service), American Board of Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, and Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). A former Editor of the Journal of Family Psychology, Dr. Kaslow was a Primary Care Public Policy Fellow through the U.S. Public Health Service, a fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program, and a Fellow of the Woodruff Leadership Academy. She has received numerous awards including APA’s Distinguished Contributions for Education and Training Award, APA Presidential Citation, APPIC’s Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Training, Heiser Award for legislative advocacy, Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award for inspiring junior colleagues to develop effective community programs, Grady Health Foundation’s Inspiring Mentor Award, Emory University’s Thomas Jefferson Award, Distinguished Member of Psi Chi, and Emory School of Medicine’s Lifetime Award for Service and Leadership. She has served as Principal Investigator for multiple federal and foundation grants related to suicide prevention and intervention. She has published over 350 articles and five books, one of which is a co-edited book entitled Advancing the science of suicidal behavior: Understanding and intervention. A member of Rosalynn Carter’s Mental Health Advisory Board, she is a nationally recognized expert in culturally-informed suicide assessment and intervention, family violence, psychology education and training and clinical supervision, and leadership development. Dr. Kaslow is the psychologist for the Atlanta Ballet and a frequent media guest.


This workshop is appropriate for Psychologists, Social Workers, Other Mental Health Professionals

Registration Fees

Registrant Type

January 31

February 1 -
March 4

    KPA Member $155 $199
    Non Member $299 $299
    KPA Student Member+
    (no CE credit)
$35 $60


Event Location
Virtual - via Zoom

It is important to note that APA continuing education rules require that KPA only give credit to those who attend the entire workshop.  An evaluation of the workshop must be completed. Those who arrive more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leave before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credit. Partial credit may not be given.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received on/before March 4, 2021, will receive a 90% refund. No refunds available after March 4, 2021. All refund requests must be in writing to KPA, 8004 Lyndon Centre Way, Suite 202, Louisville, KY 40222, or [email protected]

CE Credits/Attendance

This program has been approved for 6 CE credits by the Kentucky Psychological Association (KPA). 

KPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. KPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. KPA is also an approved sponsor for the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology. 

Social Workers & Art Therapists:
KPA is an approved sponsor for the Kentucky Board of Social Work, the Kentucky Board of Professional Art Therapists. (Provider #1004)

Pastoral Counselors: 
KPA is approved to offer Continuing Education to Pastoral Counselors as stated in 201 KAR 38:070, Section 3(1)(b) as an approved KBEP provider.

Licensed Professional Counselors:
These workshops were approved for continuing education credit by the Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors on February 15, 2021. 

Marriage and Family Therapists:
These workshops were approved for continuing education credit by the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists on January 21, 2021. 


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Contact: KPA Central Office - [email protected], 502-894-0777