Live Seminar

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  • Differentiate 5 outdated beliefs from current evidence-based knowledge regarding the prevention of suicide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 Seminar




This seminar runs from 9am to 4pm.

This seminar 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.

Registration Information

A continental breakfast, catered lunch, and afternoon snacks are included in the registration fee for all seminars.

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 seminar date.
  • Regular Registration: For payments received less than 3 weeks prior to the seminar date.

Cancellation Policy

There is a $35.00 processing fee, per seminar, for refunds requested by the Wednesday prior to the weekend of the seminar. 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 seminar will be rescheduled. Participants will be credited to take the rescheduled course or another PPS seminar. No refunds will be given.

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