Live Webinar

Suicide Prevention: New Interventions That Work


  • Describe 3 ways in which understanding the nature of crisis increases the effectiveness of suicide intervention
  • Differentiate 5 outdated beliefs from current evidence-based knowledge regarding the prevention of suicide
  • List 3 critical factors to consider when providing suicide risk assessment and intervention with veterans
  • Describe the 6 steps of a suicide safety plan


Upcoming Dates For This Webinar


This webinar runs from 9am to 4pm.

This webinar runs from 9am to 5pm.


Course Description

Now is the perfect time to update your skills in suicide assessment and intervention. This course highlights new evidence-based practices which are proven to be more effective at reducing suicide, including zero suicide approaches, developing suicide safety plans, and means reduction skills. You will learn how to adapt your skills to assess and intervene with higher risk populations including veteran, elderly, LGBTQ and teen clients. This very practical course will increase your confidence and competence in preventing suicide. This class meets the new requirement for Suicide Prevention training for California psychologists per Assembly Bill 89 and for LMFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, and LPCCs per Assembly Bill 1436.

Pricing: $199 (Early Registration), $219 (Regular Registration)
6.0 Credits


Susan Marie PMHNP, Ph.D.

is a licensed psychiatric nurse practitioner, with over 30 years of experience training professionals in suicide assessment and intervention and psychopharmacology. She has 30 years with full independent prescriptive practice experience. She specializes in psychopharmacology for complex patients and psychopharmacology consultation to other professionals. Dr. Marie is Clinical Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University, and Medical Director for Behavioral Health at Old Town Clinic, Central City Concern in Portland, Oregon.


About This Webinar

The webinar is a live, interactive class. You will view the webinar in real time from your home or office on a computer, tablet (e.g., iPad) or phone. You will be able see the speaker and the slides, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions and respond to polls. You will have access to the handouts, which you can view on your computer or download and print.

You will need to show up on time to receive credit, just like at an in-person class, but you can wear whatever you’d like! The class will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Pacific Time. There will be a morning and afternoon break and a break for lunch. At the end of the class you will need to take a post-test and receive a score of 75% or above to pass. You can take the post-test as many times as you need to, should you not pass. The post-test will only be available at the end of the class. Also, you must complete the post-test within 7 days of the class. Once you pass the post-test, you will complete an evaluation online and then you will receive your Certificate of Attendance online, which you can view and print.

Registration Information

The course fee is determined by the date of payment in relation to the course date:

  • Early Registration: If payment is received 3 weeks prior to the webinar date.
  • Regular Registration: For payments received less than 3 weeks prior to the webinar date.

Cancellation Policy

There is a $35.00 processing fee, per seminar, for refunds requested by the Wednesday prior to the weekend of the webinar. After that time, there will be no refunds. If a course must be cancelled due to an unforeseen event (e.g., natural disaster, instructor illness), the webinar will be rescheduled. Participants will be credited to take the rescheduled course or another PPS webinar. No refunds will be given.

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