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

  • 8:30-3:30 with 1 hour for lunch
  • Cost $50 (your school will be invoiced at the conclusion of the workshop)
  • Cost includes 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


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


Additional information on the credit renewal process, section number and registration will be available at the Suicide Risk Assessment Workshop

To Register, Click on the Button Below

If you have additional questions, please contact Melissa Wurth at mwurth@plaea.org or Kim Bodholdt at kbodholdt@plaea.org.

September 21, 2021 @Storm Lake AEA Office

Registration Deadline: September 14, 2021

November 2, 2021 @Fort Dodge AEA Office

Registration Deadline: October 26, 2021

February 8, 2022 @Spencer AEA Office

Registration Deadline: February 1, 2022

April 12, 2022 @Pocahontas AEA Office

Registration Deadline: April 5, 2022

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