Friday, September 10, 2021  9 AM - 12 PM

(For Professionals Only)

Understand suicidal clients' characteristics, risk factors, assessments, ethical & legal issues, standard of care, treatment, and postvention issues. Person of the therapist issues addressed. Didactic and interactive webinar. Earn 3 Ethics CEUs for Texas LMFTs, LPCs, and SWs. Early bird registration ends after August 10, 2018. Group rates apply for registrations of 5 or more registrants at the same time.

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Friday, September 10, 2021 9am - 12pm CST




Participants will:

  • Understand the instance of suicide from a diverse perspective.

  • Gain knowledge of suicide prevention resources 

  • Identify risk factors

  • Awareness of risk assessment skills

  • Recognize ethical & legal issues. 

  • Become familiar with diagnoses associated with suicide.

  • Comprehend standard of care and treatment for suicidal clients.

  • Attend to the person of the therapist issues

  • Address postvention issues.



Michelle J. Richards, Ph.D. has conducted numerous seminars at national, state, and local conferences, in-services, and community education talks. Some topics include ethics, standard of care, compassion fatigue, multicultural sensitivity, trauma, & military families.


As university faculty, Dr. Richards developed over 15 courses some using distant learning techniques. She has supervised over 100 practicum students. For over 25 years, she's worked with challenging client populations including trauma survivors. She is currently Executive Director and Senior Therapist at Joyful Life Institute, Inc.

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This webinar will be conducted online or you can order the recording. Instructions for how to access this webinar will be provided after you have registered and paid.




Early bird registration fee is $99.99. Early bird registration ends after August 10, 2021. Thereafter, the regular registration fee is $139.99. On the day of the webinar, the live webinar fee is $149.99.

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Our goal is to provide you with high-quality educational services and products in the mental health industry. If you have concerns about one of our services or products, please let us know in writing within seven business days. At our discretion, we will replace, substitute, or provide a credit voucher for products or services.

Confirmation & Cancellation

You will receive a confirmation email at the time you register online and within 5 business days otherwise. Check your junk email box before contacting us at 972-906-5607 to verify your registration. Cancellations received 10 business days prior to event are refundable less a $25 administrative charge per registrant. There is no refund for cancellations received later; however, credit will be issued toward a future event or product order. If you register and do not attend, you are still responsible for the full fee.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Are you looking for CEUs? You can earn 3 Ethics CEUs in this live webinar or by recorded webcast. Approved CEU provider for Texas LMFT, LPC & SWs.


Joyful Life Institute, Inc. (JLI) is an approved CE provider through the TSBEMFT (Provider # 1054), TSBELPC (Provider # 2882), and TSBSWE (Provider #7238). JLI is approved by each Board to provide 3 CEUs for 3 hours attendance of a live webinar, recorded webcast, or completion of homestudy and post-test. Titles earn 3 Ethics CEU. Amended certificates are available for partial attendance.

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