Lethal Plans: When Older Adults Turn to Suicide in Long-Term Care

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This session was live Aug. 7, 2020, from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. CT. A recording of the session, evaluation, and certificate of completion are now available.

This training will discuss why older Americans are thinking about taking their life while in long-term care settings. We will review the warning signs of suicide. Learn how to ask the question about suicide in a compassionate manner and discuss who to contact and what to do if the resident needs additional intervention. Local and national resources will be provided so you are prepared.     

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:



  1. Describe the problem on alcohol and/or drug abuse in the workplace
  2. Identify substances of abuse and the warning signs and symptoms of abuse
  3. Illustrate how to help a coworker who abuses substances

This webinar is appropriate for all in nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and hospice and palliative care organizations. 

Jennifer Hagen, Clinical Social Worker with the Department of Veterans Affairs 

One and a half  hours of continuing education are available. Please defer to your licensing board or agency to ensure courses taken meet your license requirements.

Registration Fee……………………….. $55 per individual

(One and a half continuing education hours, and on-demand recording included)

Webinar registration fees are non-refundable. See substitution, cancellation, and refund policies here.

Webinar fees must be paid in advance.

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