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   Surviving After Suicide

                                                     Broadcast Date: March 25, 2015
                                                   Course Code: A105

Presenter:

Susan Wesner, RN, MSN, CS
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC

Program Description:

This program will identify the complications of grief due to a suicide loss. An overview of the grief process and how the method of death will interfere in the normal grief process will also be reviewed. Also to be discussed will be what to address with a friend or a family member who has lost someone to suicide, and what you can do to aid in that person’s recovery.

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants should be able to:

     •   Identify the grief process as it relates to suicide loss.
     •   Address suicide with all age groups.
     •   Discuss positive approaches to renew meaning and hope in life.

Target Audience:

This introductory program is directed toward clinicians, families, and other professionals from both the mental health and substance abuse treatment fields.

Continuing Education Credits:              

CADC – 2.0

NCC – 2.0

Psychologist – 2.0
SW – 2.0
CEU – 0.2


 

We are pleased to offer CADC, NCC,  Psychologist, Social Work and CEU credits for this webcast.  Please download the test and application form before viewing the webcast:  (Adobe PDF); (MS-Word)

If you have questions, please contact
Nancy Mundy at mundynl@upmc.edu

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Continuing Education Credit

Each program is offered for the designated number of continuing education credits

 

CERTIFIED ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELORS: CADC

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Office of Education and Regional Programming is certified by the Pennsylvania Chemical Abuse Certification Board (PCACB) to provide Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) continuing education credits for those participants attending the entire program. 

 

    COUNSELORS:  NCC

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5059.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is solely responsible for all aspects of this program. This program is being offered for 2.0 continuing education hours.

 

PSYCHOLOGISTS

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists.  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic maintains responsibility for these programs and their contents. These programs are being offered for 2.0 continuing education credits.

 

SOCIAL WORKERS:  LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT

The indicated number of clock hours of continuing education is provided through Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC's Office of Educational Resources and Planning, a PA-approved provider of social work continuing education in accordance with all the applicable educational and professional standards of the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist. These clock hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC, and LMFT renewal.

 

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: CEU

Nurses and other health care professionals are awarded the designated number of Continuing Education Units (CEU). One CEU is equal to 10 contact hours. Nurses: For attendance at this program you will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming the indicated hours of continuing education. These hours may be considered eligible in completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for bi-annual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania. Peer Specialists: This program fulfills requirements for Certified Peer Specialist continuing education.

 

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