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KCA Professional Training Webinar

LPC 6 Hour Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management  

Support your professional organization and earn 

6 CEs/EILA synchronously:

             Trainers:  Dr. Tammy Hurst  and Joy Harris-Edwards

             Training Date:  October 5, 2020 

             Training Time:  9:00 – 3:30 (30 min. lunch)     

             Training Platform:  Zoom – link sent after registration closes

             Cost:  $120 (KCA members), $200.00 (nonmembers) 

CE/EILA (21 EIL 1033)– 6 hours, This is a 6-hour Suicide Assessment, Treatment & Management course aimed at laying the foundation (laws and regulations, statistics and myths, and the process overall) of suicide risk.  Goals: 1. Assess suicide risk, 2. Understand warning signs, 3. Learn the process of crisis and suicide counseling considerations.  This course will include unique discussion of special populations (including youth, LGBTQA, gender, race and ethnicity, elderly, and the military population).  The training is interactive, and participants are encouraged to share best practices and experiences on the topic. The course will include a PowerPoint presentation with videos.  This training satisfies KRS 210.366. 

Trainer Bio: Dr. Tammy Hurst (PhD, LPCC-S, NBCC, LTC(R) @iLove Counseling & Consulting) is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Kentucky and is Nationally Board Certified. She recently completed her research with the University of the Cumberlands on Combat Veterans' Lived Experiences with Treatment for Trauma. She is a Past President of the Kentucky Counseling Association, a Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Retired Lieutenant Colonel, Army. 

Joy Harris (LPCC-S, NBCC @JAHE Consulting Group) is the founder and CEO of JAHE Consulting Group. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisory privileges (LPCC-S) and a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC). She is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to treat trauma on all levels and Gottman Couples Method trained to address marriage and relationship concerns.

To register, Click 'Suicide Prevention' Webinar under 'Training' tab. Deadline to register is October 1, 2020.


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Conference Rates October 1 - November 1, 2020:

Professional Members - $120.00

Students/Retired Members - $60.00

Non KCA Members - $190.00


National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255 


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