Effective Suicide Risk Assessment & Beyond


CEs available for LCSW, LMFT, APA, RN, LPCC



        For Therapists, Nurses, School Counselors, and ANY Helping            Professionals who are ready:

To move from having angst when you're assessing your suicidal client to Being CONFIDENT and KNOWING you have the skills to keep your client safe and alive.Yes! I’m so ready! Take me to the course!

Course Dates  Coming At The End of February 2020

All modules are available for dowload as soon as you purchase the course. 

You will also be added to the Private FaceBook group to ask questions and interact with others who have taken, or are taking, the course.

Post Test taken after all modules completed.

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If you’ve ever had:

**Anxiety when your high risk client is sitting in your office because you don’t know if you’ve asked enough questions to insure their safety

**If you’ve ever had a client leave your office and worry you didn’t ask the right questions and will they stay safe until your next session

**Had the fear and there are answers behind the answers and don’t know how to tap into them to keep them safe

**Clients who have had a suicide attempt and you don’t know what you missed in asking them

**Had a client had a suicide attempt and then wracked your brain for what you could have said or done to prevent this

**Your client, all of a sudden has a life event or trauma that sent them down that dark hole, and you DID NOT expect this, or know where to go from here.

**Kids or teens present with self-injurious behaviors, but you can’t really be sure that they are not suicidal or keeping you in the dark with what they want you to hear. You couldn’t be sure there’s not more to it, or they are just telling you what you want to hear.

**There are more suicidal concerns or safety thoughts underneath the surface that you did not see.

**You do not expect your client to walk in and be so depressed they didn’t even want to talk. 

**They told you they were “fine, just having a bad day”.
        -You later find out they attempted suicide and your stomach drops to the floor.
       - What did you miss?
        -Why didn’t you ask them more questions?

**Then you start to second guess yourself and wonder about even if you know how to ask the right questions.

**But you did ask and they denied suicidal thoughts? What do I do now?

**And how do I know I can help keep my clients safe and alive?

**It’s not your fault
because they only gave you a brief few hours in school. Your job also gave you a one day training with a one page summary of what to do when your client is suicidal.

**The standard and established ways have been misleading because you thought you knew how to ask about suicide. The truth is that you thought you were taught the “buzz” words and things to pay attention to with your clients and to know what to look for with suicide.

**More money in this country is spent on SO many other things, but suicide training and prevention is not one of them.

**And really, this is a matter of life and death!

You can only go by what you’ve learned and have been told are “best practices”.

It’s time to end this cycle!

When I supervised a mobile crisis response team and worked with many therapists over the 5 years I was there, I saw that not only did everyone have a different style (which was great), but in general, people just followed the template they were given. And guess what, there were SO MANY pieces of information missing.

As I got involved with the American Association of Suicidology, I learned how much I did not know ( of which I thought I previously knew so much)! I started taking bits and pieces of all the trainings that I found most helpful and started putting together my own packets of intake assessments, risk assessments, safety plans, rating scales, intervention tools, and so much more.

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I’m Norine Vander Hooven. I used to follow the “standard” protocols, and it just didn't work for me.

After I spent so much time, money, effort, and trial and errors, I recognized that there’s so much missing. People do not have sufficient access when it comes to suicide risk assessment and intervention. This then allowed me to put together all of this comprehensive information in one place so that anyone who wanted to, could learn all that I now know. 

Now I help therapists, nurses, school counselors, and helping professionals, just like you, to go from fearing you don’t have the tools or knowledge to being self-assured and knowing how to work with such high risk clients with a streamlined system that gives you the tools, assessments, and skills as quick as 6 short weeks. Effective Suicide Risk Assessment and Beyond; It’s Not What You Think It Is, is the absolute best way to take you from anxiety to:

*How to complete a detailed intake assessment (way more information than you can imagine)
*Understand why just asking if your client is suicidal actually ISN’T the answer and how you can achieve these concrete and necessary skills quickly
*How you can feel confident, secure and know you are doing everything you can to keep your client safe and alive in just 6 short weeks
*How you can know you have covered A to Z while still being able to put your own spin and personality into your assessments.
*How to really learn WHY and HOW self-care plays such a crucial role for the helping professionalI can’t wait any longer! Let me in the course now!

Course cost:

$599 to include: (3 pricing options available in order to make this feasible for those unable to pay one payment)

**6 pre-recorded webcasts (go at your own pace)
**Templates, Intake Assessment, Client Rating Scales and Worksheets
**6 CEs available - see below for more information

This includes 2 hours consultation with Norine
Can be divided up into 30 minute increments.
If not used with one year of purchase, time is then forfeited

Or You can purchase an individual hour ($50 OFF and cannot be divided up) at $250 for individual consultation

Continuing Education Credit
is provided by Commonwealth Educational Seminars for the following professions

Psychologists:Commonwealth Educational Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Commonwealth Educational Seminars maintains responsibility for these programs and their content.

Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors:Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LPCs/LMHCs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

Social Workers:Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Social Workers. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for Social Workers. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. If applicable: Social Workers – New York StateCommonwealth Educational Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. #SW-0444.

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists:Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LMFTs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

Nurses:As an American Psychological Association (APA) approved provider, CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). These courses can be utilized by nurses to renew their certification and will be accepted by the ANCC. Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have access to the course?

Forever! Once you've enrolled and paid, you'll have access to the course material for as long as you need. So devour it all in one weekend or take things slow. It's your choice!

What if I'm unhappy with my purchase?

Well, I would be sad. But if you're really unhappy with the course, just email me within 5 days to get a full refund.

I still have a question, how can I contact you?

I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have. Send me an email at