Training Class Details
Class Title: BBS- Suicide Assessment and Prevention- 6 CAMFT & RN CE Credits
Class Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Class Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Availability: Employees and Eligible Participants
Available spaces: 0
Class Location: Webinar - refer to the class description section for more information about how to participate.
[ Online ]
[ Online ], CA 94618
Class Trainers: Angela Jenkins
Class Description:

BBS- Suicide Assessment & Prevention - 6 CAMFT & RN CE Credits

Training Summary: 

This training is designed to help participants become familiar with the concepts, statistics and prevention techniques of suicidal ideation and behaviors. Participants will discuss the drivers of youth suicide and learn how to recognize risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicidal ideation.  Participants will develop their skills around asking clients and families directly about suicide and practice safety planning and risk assessment techniques.  Finally, the participants will increase awareness and practice treatment planning around on-going suicide risk mitigation.  The course offers an overview of evidence-based practices that are known to mitigate suicide risk.  Finally, the course includes a section on clinical interviewing techniques to uncover withheld intent when working with clients who are actively experiencing suicidal ideation. 


Learning Objectives:

·        Describe 3 demographics of those most at risk for completing suicide.

·        Identify 2 methods commonly used in suicide attempts in order of most to least lethal.

·        Identify 3 drivers for suicide as described in Thomas Joiner’s Interpersonal Theory of Suicide.

·        List 5 risk factors for suicide and 3 protective factors.

·        List 2 requirements for safety plans.

·        List 3 questions included in a Suicide Assessment.

·        Identify 2 items to include in documentation on suicide assessment.

·        Describe what “withheld intent” is and why it is important to consider.


Trainer Bio:

Angie Jenkins is a licensed Clinical social worker who has worked at Seneca Family of Agencies for eight years.   Angie is currently supporting youth and families as the Program Supervisor for a Transitional age youth full service partnership, a commercially sexually exploited children’s full service partnership and a commercially sexually exploited children’s child welfare teaming program, and has worked within therapeutic behavioral services, wrap around and residential placement settings over the past 15 years.  Angie has experience in Crisis Management and Safety planning, as well as assessment and risk screenings. As a certified Suicide Prevention Trainer since 2020 Angie continues to support staff in addressing our client and family needs, and has created trainings on the topic for the resource family approval process. 


You must work with dependent (foster& probation) youth in Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, or Monterey County in order to attend our trainings. Trainings are free for those eligible to attend.



Course meets the qualifications for 6 continuing education credits for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Seneca Family of Agencies is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Seneca Family of Agencies maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Provided by Seneca Family of Agencies, Provider #135057.  

We are unable to provide certificates of completion if more than 15 minutes of each course content is missed.



• You must sign IN & OUT before you leave. 

• You must fully complete SENECA CAMFT evaluations, before leaving your training, with your full name legibly written.



*** Certificates will not be given on the day of the training. ***

Completion Certificates can be obtained by emailing:



All registered participants must cancel 48 hours in advance, if no longer able to attend. Cancellation can be done electronically through registration confirmation email or by calling:

If you have any questions or would like to report a grievance, please contact:

Seneca Institute for Advanced Practice

8945 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605

(510) 654-4004 x2244


In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations (transportation) to participate in any trainings or events, please contact the Training Department at 510-654-4004 at least 5 days in advance of the event.


Trainings provided by Seneca Family of Agencies, in partnership with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District and the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano. Trainings in Monterey provided in partnership with Hartnell College and Monterey County. Funding provided through Title IV-E.