Cultural Differences in Suicide Prevention, Assessment, and Response
Sonyia Richardson, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Assistant Professor, UNC Charlotte School of Social Work
3 Clinical Category A CEUs in Suicide Prevention approved by NASW NH. NASW NH Approval #3835
Part of our responsibility to our clients is gaining a better understanding of cultural differences and its impact. This is particularly important when assessing and responding to the risk of suicide. This workshop will focus on the variances in suicide risk and protective factors among diverse populations; strategies for suicide prevention from a cultural lens; considerations to practical suicide assessment strategies; and best practice approaches.
- To discuss variances in suicide risk and protective factors among diverse populations.
- To describe strategies for suicide prevention from a cultural perspective and lens.
- To apply cultural considerations to practical suicide assessment strategies.
- To examine best practice approaches to suicide response for diverse populations.
About the Presenter
Dr. Sonyia Richardson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her research focuses on equity in clinical practice and culturally adapted suicide prevention and intervention strategies for diverse populations. Dr. Richardson is the founding owner of Another Level Counseling and Consultation located in Charlotte, North Carolina which she has operated for over 14 years. She has over 16 years of practice experience as a licensed clinical social worker and has focused on advocating for the needs of marginalized populations. Recently, Dr. Richardson was appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to serve on the Andrea Harris Social, Economic, Environmental, and Health Equity Force. She possesses a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction (University of North Carolina Charlotte), M.S.W. (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill), and a B.A. in Psychology (University of North Carolina Charlotte).
- The zoom link & handouts will be sent to you prior to the workshop
- The workshop will begin at 8:45 am EST. There will be a 15 minute break at the midpoint
- You will be sent an evaluation form after the workshop. CEU certificates will be emailed to you upon completion of the evaluation
- Please note the workshop will be recorded
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