Alliance Member:
To register for this course, go to:

Suicide Screening and Referral Elements

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   3
Registration Fee:   $88.00

Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the professional on suicide screening. Professional Objectives: At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to: Identify Suicide as a cause of death in the United States Recognize the common theories of suicidality Identify common thinking patterns of suicidal people List three screening tools Recognize the warnings signs of associated with suicidal ideation Identify risk factors that are associated with increased risk of suicide Cite three resources for referral Identify the elements of a safety plan Cite effective ways to help a suicidal person Criteria for Completion:A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

Target Audience

Confirmation Notes


According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) suicide is ranked as the 10th leading cause of death in the United States with over 40,000 people dying each year. Unfortunately the prevailing stigma and silence that surrounds suicide has prevented people from receiving the proper training and education required to recognize and help a suicidal person. This course will teach people how to recognize the warning signs of a suicidal person and screen for suicidal risk, utilizing the current tools and methods available. Referral for appropriate services, tips to help the suicidal client, andplanning for safety will also be covered. This basic course is designed to help all providers identify and assist a suicidal client. This Seminar-on-Demand is 3 contact hours in length (check your state?s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   , , Online Seminar
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050