To prepare: 1. Explore an evidence-based tool about suicide risk assessment and

To prepare:
1. Explore an evidence-based tool about suicide risk assessment and safety planning. See the list SOCW 6090
2. Watch the “Suicide Assessment Interview” segment in the Sommers-Flanagan (2014) video to assess how it compares to your findings. TRANSCRIPT Sent
3. Access the Walden Library to research scholarly resources related to suicide and Native American populations. THIS IS AN ARTICLE FROM THE LIBRARY:
Guittar, N.A. (2012). On and Off the Reservation: A Discussion of the Social, Physical, and Mental Health Indicators of Suicide in the Native American Community. Sociology Compass, 6(3), 236-243. https://doi/.org/10.1111/j.1751-9020.2011.00445.x
Post a response in which you address the following:
1. Identify and discuss elements of Dr. Sommers-Flanagan’s suicide risk assessment. TRANSCRIPT SENT
2. Describe the elements of safety planning that you would put in place as Tommi’s social worker in the first week and in the first months.
3. Identify a suicide risk assessment tool you would use at future sessions to identify changes in her risk level. Explain why you would use this tool.
4. Explain any adjustments or enhancements that might be helpful given Tommi’s cultural background. Support your ideas with scholarly resources.
RESOURCES: Transcriipts sent via email should you be unable to access the video.
Sommers-Flanagan, J., & Sommers-Flanagan, R. (Producers). (2014). Clinical Interviewing: Intake, assessment and therapeutic alliance [Video file].
Watch the “Suicide Assessment Interview” segment starting at 01:44:37. This is the interview with Tommi.
Write a response in which you address the following: Use Headings
1. Identify and discuss elements of Dr. Sommers-Flanagan’s suicide risk assessment.
2, Describe the elements of safety planning that you would put in place as Tommi’s social worker in the first week and in the first months.
3. Identify a suicide risk assessment tool you would use at future sessions to identify changes in her risk level. Explain why you would use this tool.
4. Explain any adjustments or enhancements that might be helpful given Tommi’s cultural background. Support your ideas with scholarly resources.

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