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Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) Training

Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) Training

Start date:
5/23/2018-8:00 AM
End date:
5/23/2018-4:30 PM

The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation (OSPF), in collaboration with the Cuyahoga County Suicide Prevention Coalition and the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County, offers workforce development in suicide prevention for behavioral health professionals.
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) educates behavioral health professionals on how to recognize, assess, and help patients struggling with suicidality.

OSPF will offer AMSR for behavioral health professionals serving youth and young adults (10-24). AMSR will provide professionals with knowledge, skills, and confidence in reducing patients’ suicide risk.

AMSR will be held:
May 23rd, 2018:
Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County
6393 Oak Tree Boulevard South
Independence, OH 44131

AMSR is a 1 day training designed to help all behavioral health professionals learn to recognize, assess, and help suicidal patients. AMSR provides professionals with a deeper understanding of suicide ideation and its treatment by training participants in how to approach work with suicidal patients; how to understand suicide; how to obtain important information from patients on suicide; how to form accurate judgement on client well-being; and how to safely plan for and respond to patients’ suicidal thoughts.

Professionals from across Ohio are welcome at the training and will receive CEUs for participation. AMSR training is being offered to professionals free of training costs through SAMHSA GLS funding: Participants will only be charged $35 to cover the cost of CEUs, lunch, and registration processing. Registration opens in April:

OSPF seeks to promote suicide prevention as a public health issue and advance evidence-based awareness, intervention and methodology strategies that will support priority populations and healthy communities.

To learn more on AMSR, visit: and

For additional information and questions, email Austin Lucas.

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