Non-Clinical Assessment of Suicide

Join our NABITA experts as we review evidence-based practices to assess, intervene, and manage suicide risk for students, both on campus and virtually.

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Prerequisites: 

None

Equip your non-clinical BIT and case management staff to identify and assess an individual’s risk related to suicidal ideation.

Participants in this course will learn how to triage risk related to suicide using the Non-Clinical Assessment of Suicide Tool (NAS).  The NAS relies on evidence-based risk and protective factors to help non-licensed professionals triage the overall risk for suicide an individual poses. The instructors in this course will provide an overview of how to identify an individual who may be experiencing suicidal ideation, strategies for asking about suicide in a 1:1 appointment, and in-depth teaching of the NAS as a suicide assessment tool. Additionally, participants will learn how to make an effective referral to clinical mental health services and deploy appropriate interventions based on the level of risk assessed using the NAS.

Who should attend?

  • BIT/CARE team members
  • Case Managers
  • Dean of Students
  • Disability and ADA/504 staff
  • Residential Life Staff
  • Law Enforcement, School Resource Officers

There are currently no scheduled events for this certification, please contact events@nabita.org to inquire about future availability.


To obtain Certification from NABITA, you will need to attend the whole event. It is our expectation that you are present for the entire duration of your training course.

Please allow 14 business days following the completion of the course and then log-into or create an account with our Continuing Certification Credit (CCC) system. Please follow the instructions on the webpage to obtain your certification. Our CCC program allows those certified by NABITA to track, maintain, and extend their professional development through our programs.