Focus group
Registration Deadline
August 20, 2024 at 6pm ET
Behavioral healthcare professionals
Healthcare professionals
$1680 early bird discount until June 1st, then $1975, which includes manual and shipping
Continuing Education
AMSR-Outpatient Training of Trainers | September 2024
September 10, 11, and 12, 2024
10:00am to 6:00pm ET all days

Register by August 20th to be trained online to teach Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk for Outpatient Professionals.

Join us on September 10, 11, and 12 for an interactive, small-group online AMSR Training the Trainer course adapted to support the unique experiences of Outpatient professionals.  Become one of more than 300 trainers nationwide in helping behavioral health professionals feel confident navigating challenging situations and delivering the latest research-informed care to individuals at risk for suicide.

About the Workshop

To become an authorized AMSR Trainer, qualified participants must first attend a Training of Trainers (ToT), where experienced AMSR Lead Trainers demonstrate expert facilitation and provide new trainers with the opportunity to practice and receive feedback on key aspects of AMSR curricula. AMSR Trainers leave the ToT ready to deliver their first training.

AMSR trainers enhance their clinical knowledge, earn continuing education credits, and get access to a private website that provides teaching and learning resources.


If you meet the eligibility requirements, you can apply to attend a ToT with us:

  • Master's degree or higher
  • Five or more years as a practicing clinician
  • Currently in practice, with state-level standing
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills

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Training Description

AMSR Training of Trainer (ToT) workshops provide three days of training. The first day is an observation of an AMSR Lead Trainer leading an AMSR training. Days two and three focus on you learning, developing, and practicing as an AMSR trainer. 

When you join an ASMR ToT, you gain skills in the recognition, assessment, and management of suicide risk. You'll learn about the delivery of effective suicide-specific interventions and how to develop collaborative treatment and safety plans with those at risk for suicide. AMSR Master Trainers demonstrate expert facilitation and provide you with the opportunity to practice and receive feedback on key aspects of AMSR curricula.

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Outpatient Curriculum

Over 47,000 people died by suicide in the U.S. each year. Outpatient mental health professionals play a critical role in the identification, assessment, and long-term management of suicide risk among their clients.

Research Informed Curriculum 

Certificate & Credit

A certificate of completion will be available after the submission of the post-training survey within the two week deadline. 

Participants who complete the Outpatient training are eligible for 6.5 continuing education credits for Day 1 of the training. Zero Suicide Institute at EDC is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Zero Suicide Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Zero Suicide Institute is also approved to sponsor continuing education by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS), New York State Education Department Board of Social Work (NYSED), and National Association of Social Workers (NASW).