Information You Need to Know (TIP 50, Part 1- Chapter 1): From Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment (TIP 50)

About the Course:

Research consistently shows a high prevalence of suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts among persons with substance abuse problems who are in treatment. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 50, Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment, is designed to assist in working with adult clients who may be suicidal. Information You Need to Know presents the “what” and “why” of working with clients with substance use disorders who have suicidal thoughts and/or behaviors. It covers basic suggestions for addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, background information about suicide and substance use disorders, including risk factors and warning signs , a four-step process for addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors in substance abuse treatment, and a set of competencies counselors should incorporate to work effectively with clients who are suicidal. Course materials are from Part 1, Chapter 1, found on pages 3 to 31 of pdf document (pages 13-41 if using Adobe toolbar page finder). Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://ncadistore.samhsa.gov/catalog/productDetails.aspx?ProductID=18118

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2009

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors in substance abuse treatment. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss counselor preparations for addressing suicidality with clients.

  2. Describe the link between substance abuse and suicidality, types of suicidal thoughts and behaviors, and warning signs and risk factors of which to be aware.

  3. Explain the GATE procedures for substance abuse counselors.

  4. Identify core competencies for addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors for clients in substance abuse treatment and the knowledge, skills, and attitudes associated with them.

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Course Article

Exam Questions are from Part 1 – Chapter 1

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Course Number 101637
3 credit hours
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