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Free: What Mental Health Providers Can Do To Reduce Firearm Violence and Suicide

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Course Description:
Our workshop is a dynamic presentation on clinical strategies for reducing clients’ risk for firearm-related harm. We address the epidemiology of firearm injury and death in the US, detail risk factors for firearm injury, give an overview of firearms and safe firearm storage, and comprehensively discuss clinical strategies for reducing firearm injury and death with mental health clients. Our workshop incorporates the best available research, clinical best practices, and evidence-based recommendations to help participants become more informed, more effective partners in keeping their clients safe and in reducing the overall burden of firearm injuries.

Member: $0
Non-Member: $0

Credit Hours:
1 Hours

Learning Objectives:
The presentation will provide an overview of:
  • Describe the four key facts about the data on firearm injury and death
  • Name the four main types of firearms, the three most common reasons for ownership, and the four primary safe storage techniques
  • Identify three categories of risk for firearm-related harm and ways to engage with clients to reduce that risk
  • Name two available mental health interventions for clients at risk of firearm-related harm 
The user acknowledges that the workshops, handouts, and related course materials contained therein are intended for educational purposes only, and should not be considered to be legal advice or a substitute for legal or clinical consultation. These presentations address issues that are multi-faceted, and the user should not assume that the courses discuss every law, regulation, or ethical code that may be relevant to the subject matter. Legal and ethical standards are subject to change and it is always prudent to check to see whether a particular law, regulation, or ethical standard may have changed.

This course meets the BBS CE course requirement for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs which is required each for each license renewal cycle.

Refunds/Cancellations: CAMFT does not offer refunds for On-Demand Library purchases.