Dates of Training in Kentucky: Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk, Deadline June 30, 2016
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Posted for Information ONLY.  ORSPC is not hosting these workshops!

Kentucky Legislature enacted a new law applicable to qualified mental health and healthcare professionals, which mandates completion of a training program in suicide assessment, treatment, and management. This training must be completed by June 30, 2016. Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk is a one-day workshop produced by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) on assessing suicide risk, planning, treatment, and managing the ongoing care of the at-risk. AMSR is for mental health professionals, including social workers, licensed counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists.

Ky. Department for Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities is sponsoring Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) workshops across the state. Our special thanks to Jan Ulrich, Ky. Suicide Prevention Coordinator (SPRC), Lisa Morales, SPRC-AMSR Operations Manager, and the host Kentucky Community & Technical Colleges for their assistance.  All trainings are set up through  SPRC-AMSR including registration.  Host sites will be KCTCS campuses.

AMSR (Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk) workshops:

  • 6.5 CE credit hours; in-person
  • meet the continuing education requirement mandated by KRS 210.366
  • no cost to licensees
  • developed by SPRC & taught by authorized AMSR trainers
  • must be completed by June 30, 2016
  • approved by KBSW and NASW (6.5 credits for NBCC and APA also)

When do I report completion of this course?

  • report completion at the time of next renewal (do not report to the board until renewal) keep a copy of the certificate of attendance for your records

LOCATIONS at KCTCS campuses & DATES (Registration: 8:00 – 8:30a.m. / Workshop:  8:30 a.m. – 5:00p.m.)

Registration links available now:                      

May 20, 2016—Versailles, KY (KCTCS)

June 3, 2016—Elizabethtown, KY

June 14, 2016—Harlan, KY  

June 21, 2016—Ashland, KY

Other dates & sites will be posted as we become aware of them. ~ORPSC


Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition, Inc.
Owensboro, Kentucky

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