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Suicide Safer Care Training

  • 1.  Suicide Safer Care Training

    Posted 20 days ago

    Good Morning,

    ICHCA is hosting a free webinar on Suicide Safer Care Training in partnership with Connect Health for primary care providers and their teams. CMEs will be provided. We have two date options available for the training, you only need to attend one. Register today! 

    Title: Suicide Safer Care

    Dates (this training is offered twice): Jan 27, 1-2pm (MST), and again on Feb 9, 2-3pm (MST)

    Audience: Providers and their teams

    Register Here

    This 60-minute webinar will provide specific information on providing primary care to patients at risk for suicide, identifying patients in your practice as well as information on "language matters." Providers and their teams will learn some "micro interventions" to use during a primary care visit, risk assessments and safety planning.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Primary care providers and their teams will learn the prevalence of suicide and best practices to identify people at risk for suicide
    2. Participants will learn best practices to assess patients at risk for suicide in the primary care setting
    3. Primary care providers and their teams will learn skills to help care for patients at risk for suicide as well as interventions, such as safety planning for primary care

     Dr. Virna Little

    Dr. Virna Little is currently the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Concert Health, a national organization providing behavioral health services to primary care providers and the co-founder of Zero Overdose, a not for profit addressing the national crisis of unintentional overdoses. Prior Dr. Little worked for 22 years as a Senior Vice President for a large FQHC network in New York overseeing over 300 behavioral health and community staff and worked for New York City Health and Hospitals as a citywide family violence coordinator. She has a Doctoral degree in Psychology, a Masters in Social Work, a Masters in Business Administration and Healthcare, is a Certified Care Manager(CCM) and a recognized Substance Abuse Professional (SAP). Dr. Little is a nationally and internationally known speaker for her work in integrating primary care and behavioral health, developing sustainable integrated delivery systems and suicide prevention. She is also a faculty member for the national and international Zero Suicide initiatives and has spoken on national suicide prevention strategies at the White House.

    Kaylin Faranda
    Training, Technical Assistance, and Program Coordinator
    Idaho Community Health Center Association