Suicide Risk Assessment Workshop

Learn Best Practice in Suicide Risk Assessment Procedures

Participants will:

  • review important components of suicide prevention and intervention procedures in schools

  • investigate the balance between risk factors, warning signs and protective factors

  • become familiar with screening and assessment tools to help identify level of risk

  • learn how to build systematic school supports

  • draft a proposal for a suicide prevention and intervention plan for your school

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for K-12 school counselors, administrators, school psychologists, social workers, school based interventionists, nurses or anyone who would be involved in suicide assessment. Team time will be provided to discuss school procedures and role play, so it is beneficial to register as a team.

Training Details

  • All workshops are held at the Prairie Lakes AEA Pocahontas Office
  • 8:30-3:30 with 1 hour for lunch
  • Cost: Free (cost is covered by the PL-MHAT grant)
  • As part of the workshop, you will receive the book Suicide in Schools and hard copy handouts. These resources will be available for you when you arrive at the workshop.

Now Offered for Credit!

Participants of the Suicide Risk Assessment Workshop may sign up through AEA Online to receive 1 License Renewal Credit (15 hours of learning).

The requirements to receive credit are:

  • attend the Suicide Risk Assessment Workshop and engage in activities and practices included in the workshop
  • submit a team created school suicide prevention and intervention plan
  • complete and submit a reflection paper

2022-2023 Regional SRA Assessment Workshops

Registration is required through AEA Professional Learning Registration.

Course Title: PL- Providing Support for Youth through Suicide Prevention and Risk Assessment.

Course # 201126

Option 1: Friday October 14, 2022

Registration Deadline: October 6, 2022

Course #201126

Section #313510

Option 2: Tuesday February 7, 2023

Registration Deadline: January 30, 2023.

Course #201126

Section #313512

Option 3: Monday April 17, 2023

Registration Deadline: April 7, 2023

Course #201126

Section #313511

If you have additional questions,

please contact Melissa Wurth at or Kim Bodholdt at

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