Suicide Prevention for Healthcare Professionals
Three Hour Training* in Washington State for Suicide Screening, Referral, and Lethal Means
Approved Provider: Fulfills Mandatory Washington State Suicide Prevention Training Requirements**
Learning Objectives for
Suicide Prevention for Healthcare Professionals:
Joshua Rivedal is the creator of Suicide Prevention for Healthcare Professionals and is the creator and founder of Changing Minds: A Mental Health Based Curriculum and The i’Mpossible Project. He is trained in community counseling from the Southern California Counseling Center; human capital management with an emphasis in coaching from New York University; and is also trained in suicide prevention programs QPR and ASIST, and the teacher’s edition of emotional intelligence at Yale University’s Center for Emotional Intelligence. He has spoken about suicide prevention and mental health at over 300 locations across the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia. He wrote and developed the one-man play, Kicking My Blue Genes in The Butt, which has toured extensively throughout the world paired with suicide prevention education. His memoir The Gospel According to Josh: A 28-Year Gentile Bar Mitzvah, based on his one-man play, is on The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s recommended reading list. His second book, The i’Mpossible Project: Volume 1—Reengaging with Life, Creating a New You, debuted #1 in its category on Amazon in January 2016. He is a co-author of three peer-reviewed scientific journal papers, one on the trajectory of the survivor of suicide loss, another on the art of living with chronic illness, the third on surviving trauma.