(Lynnwood, WA) Suicide Assessment, Screening and Referral CE

Date: March 24, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location:  Show map
Embassy Suites
20610 44th Ave West
Lynnwood, WA 98036

Join us for a 3 hour CE course on Suicide Assessment, Screening and Referral.


The course meets the Washington State DOH suicide prevention training requirement for dental hygienists.

Dental hygienists are required to complete a 3 hour suicide screening and referral course by 2020.


Course Outline:

• Introduction and Overview
• Prevalence of Suicide
• I Jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge- video
• Suicide: Attitude Response Exercise
• Diversity
• Suicide & Military/Veterans
• What is Crisis?
• Relativity of Crisis
• Crisis Exercise
• Feelings of People in Crisis
• Goals of Crisis Intervention
• Crisis Intervention Techniques/Strategies
• Active Listening
• Suicide Warning Signs
• Suicidality Range
• Suicide Safety Challenges
• Traits of Suicidal Persons & Interventions
• Suicide Safety Assessment
• Strategies for Suicide intervention & Safety Assessment
• Resources for a Person in Crisis
• Safety Planning
• Suicide Safety


Speaker: Mark Niezgoda from the Crisis Connections in Seattle, WA.

CEU: 3 Credits

Hosting Component: Snohomish County
CE Coordinator: Kara Lea Tupling, RDH
Contact: toothfairy98043@yahoo.com


Registration/Check In Starts at 8AM

Course TIme: 9AM-12:30PM


Morning coffee and snacks sponsored by Henry Schein. Available starting at 8AM.




The following vendors will be available to meet with starting at 8 am:

Vendor time: 8AM until 9AM and following class at 12:30 pm 

Vendors attending:  Young Dental, DH Cubed, Crest/Oral B


$25 cancellation fee before March 8, 2019. No refunds given after March 8, 2019.


This event is currently SOLD OUT. Please email wsdha@comcast.net to be added to the waitlist.