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Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention – 6 CEU Hours

CEU Love is an approved continuing education provider:

  • California: CEPA / CAMFT for the following mental health licensees: LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, LEP;

Course Description:

The focus of this course is to provide mental health professionals with the assessment and intervention tools that they need to quickly recognize and act on potential life-threatening situations in regard to suicidality. As a refresher course, we provide vital information for mental health professionals to not only be knowledgeable about suicidal ideation warning signs but also the risk and protective factors that come into play for all types of clients. The main goal of this course is to help equip mental health professionals with a better understanding on how to approach suicide and suicidal ideation in their clinical work. 

Course Objectives:

  • Recognize the warning signs of those who may be experiencing suicidal ideation. 
  • Apply effective interventions to help keep your clients safe when there is a high risk of suicidal or self-harming behaviors.
  • Conduct thorough assessments through appropriate and effective tooling in order to know your clients’ true risk level for danger.
  • Identify the most common risk factors and protective factors that influence suicide and suicidal ideation.  
  • Recognize the role that substance use plays in suicide and suicidal ideation.

Course Platform:

Online Course

Course Instructor: 

Jacey Coy, PsyD, LMFT

Course Instructor Bio:

Dr. Jacey Coy is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California and holds a Doctorate of Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University. He also has a Masters degree in Communication Studies from Texas State University.

Dr. Coy is also a professor and has taught at the university level for over 10 years. He has taught multiple courses in the fields of Psychology, Family Therapy, and Counseling. 

Academically, Dr. Coy has published two qualitative research articles with the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy and the American Journal of Family Therapy. In addition, he has presented his research and trainings at academic and professional conferences over the years.

Course Access Fee: 

$29.99 (1 Year Access; You can print your certificate anytime)


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This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit. 

Refund Policy:

If for any reason, you are not happy with your purchase, you are entitled to a refund as long as the request is made within 14 days following your purchase and you have not received continuing education credit. If you have already received continuing education credit for a course, we are unable to process a refund. For refunds, send an email to and we will begin the process as soon as possible. The timeframe for issuing refunds is generally between 3-5 business days.

Instructions for requesting accommodations for disability:

Participants with special needs can receive reasonable accommodations when he or she makes a request for such accommodations. If such a need arises, participants can email with the request. CEU Love will respond to such requests within 72 hours to see if we can accommodate the request.

Instructions for addressing grievances:

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