Enhancing Competencies in Suicide Prevention

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Enhancing Competencies in Suicide Prevention

Thursday, October 5th, 2023

1:00pm to 5:00pm ET


Presenter: Crystal Rozelle-Bennett, LMSW

NASW-NYS Members: $40

NASW Other Chapter Member: $80

Non-Members: $100

NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Members: FREE

This workshop is approved for 4.0 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists and licensed psychologists

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Workshop Description
Every 40 seconds, one person dies by suicide. Suicide is
complex and so are the solutions, but it is preventable. Using the Core
Competencies for Suicide Risk Assessment and Management (SPRC, 2006), this training is designed to foster competence and confidence necessary for professionals to perform suicide assessment and management to prevent suicide.


Learning Objectives

After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how personal attitudes may impact approach in working with individuals at risk for suicide
  • Define terms related to suicidality
  • Articulate risk and protective factors and apply the biopsychosocial model in exploring risk factors
  • Identify assessment tools and discuss strategies to elicit information
  • Apply clinical judgment to a scenario to formulate risk
  • Describe the benefits of collaborative treatment and safety planning, including means reduction
  • Name best practices for evidenced based treatment

This workshop is approved for 4.0 continuing education credit hours.

NASW-NYS is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (Provider ID #0014), licensed mental health counselors (Provider ID #MHC-0053), licensed marriage and family therapists (Provider ID #MFT-0037) and licensed psychologists (Provider ID #PSY-0088).

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Crystal Rozelle-Bennett, LMSW, has been working with youth and families for nearly 20 years. She is committed to empowering, engaging, educating and advocating in order to implement trauma-informed strategies for individuals and communities. Mrs. Bennett earned a Bachelor’s in Arts in Psychology from Wells College and went on to complete her Masters in Social Work from Florida State University. During her career, Ms. Bennett has demonstrated a passion in sharing her personal and professional experiences with others to serve marginalized individuals and prevent re-traumatization. She has experience in directing child & youth service programs for the Department of the Navy with a history of providing program oversight and accountability in accordance with the Department of Defense, COA, & BGCA Requirements. Additionally, she has consulted with schools on policy development and has managed residential treatment facilities and foster care programs. Ms. Bennett is a life longer learner and has provided education and support to foster families, facilitated psychoeducation programs for youth, responded to crisis hotline calls for the Department of Veterans Affairs, and trained behavioral healthcare professionals in the areas of Human Trafficking, Suicide Prevention, Child Trauma/Maltreatment, Motivational Interviewing, Racial Trauma, Cultural Competency and serving LGBT youth.  


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October 5th, 2023 from  1:00 PM to  5:00 PM
Event Fee(s)
NASW-NYS Member $40.00
NASW Other Chapter Member $80.00
Non-Member $100.00
NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Member $0.00
Information for Certificates
Presenter(s) Crystal Rozelle-Bennett, LMSW
Instruction Method Live Webinar
Total Contact Hours/CEUs Awarded 4.0