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The Suicide Crisis in America’s Military and Veterans
- Friday, July 21st 2017
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Illinois State University School of Social Work is proud to bring back Brad Singer, clinic chief for the Embedded Behavioral Health Team attached to the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division at Ft. Stewart, Georgia. He will be at the Alumni Center on July 21, 2017 for a military social work event focusing on the suicide in America’s military and in the veteran community.
This full day workshop is $110. Professional Social workers can fulfill their Ethics AND Cultural Competence Continuing Education Unit (CEUs) requirements for licensure by participating in this conference.
Objectives for this workshop include:
- Ethics of suicide assessments and interventions within the military culture
- Ethical considerations when treating suicidal patients
- Recent research and evidence based treatment modalities for working with suicidal patients within the military and veteran populations.
- Identifying high risk factors and intervention strategies to target suicidal drivers with military personnel
- Special considerations for soldiers in transition, National Guard, and Reserve personnel
Conference attendance includes*:
- 6 social work CEUs
- Continental breakfast provided.
- Free parking
Licensed social workers, licensed clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, and licensed clinical professional counselors are all eligible to receive the 6 CEUs. However, the Illinois State University School of Social Work distributes social work CEUs. LCPCs and LCPs should check their licensing requirements prior to registering to ensure the social work workshop CEUs can be applied to their license.
*$60.00 for other professionals/interested community members who do not need or desire CEUs
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