988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Career Paths for Counselors
Danielle Irving-Johnson, EdS; Kristen Gidel Kelly, MEd; Elizabeth A. Prosek, PhD; and Elizabeth E. Burgin, PhD
This CE provides professional counselors with a video on the overview of education, credentials, and skills needed to gain employment in crisis intervention and to best serve the clients in need of crisis intervention services. Danielle Irving from the Center for Counseling Practice, Policy, and Research at the American Counseling Association, interviews Kristen Gidel Kelly, LPCC-S, LICDC, CTTS, Senior Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Suicide Prevention Team from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The article, ´Counseling Military Populations: A Content Analysis of Counseling Journals from 1998 to 2018’, by Prosek and Burgin (2020) is included to provide counselors with a rationale to know military population research trends within the counseling literature and understand suggestions for incorporating the philosophical principles of counseling into future research.
1. Outline education and credential standards for working in crisis intervention.
2.Summarize continuing education resources available and interventions needed to best serve clients in need of suicide prevention, safety planning, and/or crisis intervention.
3.Discuss the professional counselors’ role in advocating for needed changes in crisis intervention both for the profession and clients.
1.5 NBCC Hours; 1.5 CRCC Hours; 1.5 WA Hours; 0 APT Hours; 0 NAADAC Hours; 1.5 NY Hours; 0 Ethics Hours