What - Regional Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) Training
- In follow up to the 2018 Suicide Prevention Summit, regional AMSR trainings are planned for December.
- AMSR is a one-day training workshop for behavioral health professionals. The 6.5-hour training program is based on the latest research and designed to help participants provide safer suicide care. To learn more about the AMSR trainings.
Who - Health care providers face many challenges when working with patients and clients at risk for suicide. AMSR is designed for health care providers who have a master's or doctoral degree in a behavioral health field, including:
- Social workers
- Professional counselors
- Marriage and family therapists
- Psychiatric nurses
- December 3rd: Hartgrove Behavioral Health System
- December 4th: Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System
- December 5th: Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital
- December 6th: The Pavilion Behavioral Health System
- December 7th: Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center – we have a few scholarships available for this location (see below)
- December 10th: Riveredge Hospital
- December 11th: Chicago Children’s Center for Behavioral Health
- $85, covering the cost of the presentation materials, and the programming is based on the latest research.
- There are a couple more scholarships available for the AMSR training on December 7 at Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center. If you or someone you know would like to be considered for a scholarship, please send answers to the follow questions, in addition to the name and email to Jennifer.L.Martin@illinois.gov.
- Are you a clinician with a private practice?
- Are you a behavioral health professional working in a local health department or healthcare setting?
- Is your current employer a non-profit organization or healthcare provider?
- Are you one of the following professionals? Social worker, Professional counselor, Marriage and family therapist, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, or Psychiatric nurse.
- To register and for more information, please visit the Illinois Public Health Association webpage.
- Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Nursing Home Administrators, Licensed Occupational Therapist & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Licensed Physical Therapist & Physical Therapy Assistants, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, & Advanced Practice Nurse.