Suicide is the leading cause of death during the perinatal period. In this course, Gabrielle Kaufman, MA, LPCC, BC-DMT, NCC, PMH-C, discusses statistics, risk factors, warning signs, screening tools, risk assessment, safety plans and other tools and resources to address suicide before and after childbirth. The course includes personal accounts and case studies of suicidal ideation and suicide. Following the completion of the course, participants will be able to: (1) Identify how feelings of suicide impact women in the perinatal period; (2) Name risk factors and protective factors in relation to suicidality in the perinatal period; and (3) Describe the CS-RRS (Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale) and other suicide screening tools and discuss ways they may be implemented.
This course is for Mental Health professionals requiring CEU such as LCSW/LPCC/LMFT/PsyD.