Zero Suicide Model (2 CE Hours)

A Suicide Prevention Framework for Mental Health Providers

Zero Suicide is a strategic framework for creating a systematic approach to suicide prevention by using evidenced-based practices and implementation strategies. In this course text-based course, you will learn the Zero Suicide prevention model so you are able to easily implement prevention best practices in your workplace.

Learning Objectives
  • To identify the 7 elements of the Zero Suicide Model
  • To review the recommended screener for suicide risk assessment
  • To understand the 10 steps for applying best suicide prevention practices to every day clinical care
  • To gain understanding on how 6 healthcare systems implemented the Zero Suicide Model

And know you can buy this course without any risk. We have a full refund policy for anyone who decides they do not want to keep the course within 30-Days of purchase.

This training contains 2 clock hours of behavioral health continuing education* under the approval bodies listed below.


Continuing Education Approvals

PsychMaven is responsible for all aspects for this program.

The awarding of clock hours in continuing education (CE) in the course is calculated using NBCC format of 1 clock hour for each 6,000 words of home-study text.

*PsychMaven has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP)- ACEP No.6624. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. PsychMaven is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. PsychMaven is approved for both Live/Real Time and Home Study continuing education (CE) programs. This program is designed to meet the standards of NBCC content areas No.1 (Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship).

*PsychMaven is a Licensed Social Worker Continuing Education Provider under the Texas State Board for Social Worker Examiners (Provider No. 7751). PsychMaven may provide continuing education to Social Workers certified and/or licensed in that state, and in other states/jurisdictions that accept the Continuing Education (CE) approval of other state Social Work boards. Please contact your state licensing board if you have questions about the acceptability of continuing education (CE) hours.

Your Instructor


S. David Hall, PsyD
S. David Hall, PsyD

Dr. Stephen "David" Hall (PsyD, LMFT, LPC-MHSP-AS, CST, NCC) is the creative lead for PsychMaven, serving as one our primary instructors and heading up content and direction for the organization, which he founded in 2019. He has been working as a counselor/psychotherapist since 2005 and holds clinical licenses in Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, he also has specialized training in sex therapy, substance use disorders, and clinical hypnosis. Dr. Hall built up personal counseling practices in both Tennessee and Georgia, and in 2015 he led the start-up of an independent psychiatry clinic, Haven Family Psychiatry, and then built his current group therapy practice, Haven Counseling Center. Dr. Hall maintains a counseling/psychotherapy caseload and supervises postgraduate therapists through his practice. In 2011, Dr. Hall founded the Narrative Institute to provide workshops and seminars on story-craft and applied narrative theory for mental health therapists, other professionals, and the general public. In the years since, he has organized and taught professional continuing education and general trainings on narrative in psychotherapy, practice building, cultural trends, social dynamics of technology, professional ethics, and other mental health topics; having done live trainings throughout the United States and in the United Kingdom. In 2019, the Narrative Institute became one of the founding component institutes of PsychMaven. Dr. Hall has also worked as a business and clinical consultant in recovery and treatment center start-ups, an adjunct graduate professor, and has served as the president of the Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (TNAMFT), the state division of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). For more on Dr. Hall, visit www.davidhallpsych.com.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
This is a home-study course that can be done at your own pace. After you purchase the course, you will have 18-months of access to complete the material when convenient in your schedule in the enrollment time.
How long do I have access to the course?
This home-study course will available to you for 18-months after the your date of purchase.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Does this course offer continuing education (CE) credit?
Yes! The course offers 2 approved continuing education (CE) clock hours under multiple CE approval organizations (as listed in the course description) and can cover the approval needs of many mental health/professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, psychologists, and addiction professionals. However, all students are responsible for confirming if the CE approval of this course meets their CE needs. We can offer you further information about PsychMaven's CE approvals and resources, by visiting us at www.psychmaven.org/ce-approval
Does the material in this course meet my state's requirements for suicide assessment/prevention training?
Ultimately, each student in the course has to verify what their special continuing education (CE) requirements are with their relevant licensing/credentialing organization. However, this course has been designed to contribute to the suicide prevention hours required for mental health providers licensed in states such as Tennessee, Washington, Utah, Connecticut, and others. For more information on PsychMaven's continuing education approvals, visit us www.psychmaven.org/ce-approval

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