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Suicide Prevention Webinar Series

(Published June 6, 2022)

Register ImageIn response to growing concerns about mental health and Suicide, the Iowa Department of Public Health and Your Life Iowa are offering four free webinars focused on suicide prevention education.

Objectives

  • Increase understanding and knowledge of suicide in Iowa.
  • Increase knowledge of effective skills to provide suicide-safe care for special populations.
  • Increase awareness of crisis services and resources available in Iowa.

Details

  • Continuing Education (CEUs) has been applied for with the Iowa Board of Certification.  Participants must register for each session and provide their name, and attend an entire session to be eligible. 
  • There is a separate registration link for each session, with detailed session information on the following pages.  Upon completing registration for the preferred session(s), registrants will receive a confirmation email. 


Webinar Series Sessions


Session 1:  Youth Suicide: Best Practices, 2022

Date/Time: June 30, 2022 9 am - 12:15 pm

Presented by: Drew Martel, Foundation 2 Crisis Services

CEUs Approved:  3.25 hrs. / Counseling Theories & Techniques or Special Populations (Iowa Board of Certification)

      Click here to register


Session 2:  Overview of Iowa’s Crisis Service System

Date/Time:  July 13, 2022 10 am - 11:30 am

Presented by: Julie Maas and Laura Larkin, Iowa Department of Human Services; Eric Preuss, Iowa Department of Public Health

CEUs Approved:  1.5 hrs. / Counseling Theories & Techniques (Iowa Board of Certification)

     Click here to register


Session 3:  Problem Gambling & Suicide

Date/Time: July 28m 2022 10 am - 11:30 am

Presented by: Jerry Bauerkemper, Katie Bee and Keri Neblett, Iowa Department of Public Health

CEUs Approved:  1.5 hrs. / Counseling Theories & Techniques (Iowa Board of Certification)

    Click here to register


Session 4:  How Collaborative Safety Planning Can Help Save Lives

 Date/Time:  August 4 - 8:30 am - 10:30 am

 Presented by: Richard Strait, Integrated Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders (ITCD)

CEUs Approved:  2 hrs. / Counseling Theories & Techniques (Iowa Board of Certification)

      Click here to register