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Suicide Prevention and Working with Military Families

September 20, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

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About This Webinar:

Become more informed on current military suicide data including trends and common risk factors. This webinar explores culturally competent best practices and provides resources for professionals working with service members and military families.

On-Demand Recording:

Learning Objectives:

Within this webinar, the presenter:

  • Shares available resources for military families experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Analyzes the research, comparing civilian and military trends in suicide data.
  • Defines appropriate terms and definitions used within the military to discuss suicide without stigma.
  • Discusses ways to apply research and use the information in practice.

This webinar is the first of two webinars with Dr. Gray on suicide prevention. We highly recommend watching the second webinar on Suicide Prevention and Intimate Partner Violence.


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Dr. Elizabeth “Gizzy” Gray

Dr. Elizabeth “Gizzy” Gray is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Addictions Counselor, and a Credentialed Advocate. She is the Associate Director of Policy and Legislation with the Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO). Dr. Gray’s experience includes mental health, trauma response, suicidality, addictions, child abuse, and intimate partner violence.

Her passion is ethical clinical and advocacy practices and creating education that positively impacts the lives of victims of violence and trauma. Dr. Gray lives in Virginia with her partner, three daughters, and way too many pets. For fun, she likes to travel to explore cultures, and customs and try new cuisines.

Continuing Education (CE) Credits

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Continuing Education

  • Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists: Programming approval for 1.5 CE credits will be obtained for Social Work, LPC, and LMFTs from the University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Check with your state licensing agency for reciprocity and/or credit approval if licensed for other professions or in one of the following states: CO, FL, HI, IA, KS, KY, MI, NY, ND, OH, OK.
  • Case Managers:  Case Management Continuing Education Credits from the Commission for Case Manager Certification are no longer available for this webinar. However, please click the button above to complete an evaluation to give us your feedback.
  • Certified Family Life Educators: This program will be submitted to the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) for 1.5 CE credit for CFLEs.
  • Board Certified Patient Advocates: This program will be submitted to The Patient Advocate Certification Board to provide continuing education credit to Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). The course has been approved for a total of 1.5 CE contact hours, of which 0.0 are in the area of Ethics. (*Expires: 9/20/24)
  • OneOp Certificates of Attendance will be available for those interested in documenting additional professional development activities.

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September 20, 2022
11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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