Opioid Overdose and Suicide Loss in the Behavioral Health Workplace
Date/Time: June 23 and June 24, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lake Lodge, Terbury Road, Alfred Station
Cost: $135 (includes breakfast and lunch both days)
Please note: This course is carries 12 CASAC re-credentialing/renewal hours.
This training will:
- Provide an overview of traumatic death rates and specific considerations for behavioral health workers, with emphasis on suicide and overdose.
- Identify suicide and overdose risk factors.
- Identify risk management strategies in the behavioral health population.
- Identify, define, and clarify the steps in the Zero Suicide (ZS) Initiative.
- Define traumatic loss, identify types of traumatic loss and traumatic reactions.
- Identify the psychological and behavioral symptoms of grief in behavioral health workers, including vicarious traumatization and burnout.
- Identify the specific considerations of multiple client losses in a short span of time (e.g., suicide contagion or mass overdose fatalities), with respect to impact on staff members.
- Identify self-care and coping strategies for behavioral health workers.
- Identify steps and strategies to a successful staff debriefing.
- Identify comprehensive postvention strategies for agencies experiencing high rates of traumatic loss.
For more information and registration, please contact The Center for Community Education and Training at 607-587-4015 or firstname.lastname@example.org