The second of two conversations with Dr. Julia Whisenhunt – assistant professor of counselor and college student affairs at West Georgia University – on prevention, risk, and assessment. This episode covers assessment tools for counselors, clinical interventions including safety plans, and .  Below are links to the different resources mentioned in the podcast.

You can email Julia at

Julia’s faculty page at UWG

The Lighthouse Project

Signs of Suicide Training

ACA Suicide Assessment Podcast

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) online training

Addressing Suicidal Clients podcast (Counselor Audio Source)

SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Webinars

ICRC-S Suicide Prevention Webinars



The APA citation for this episode:

Shook, M. (Producer). (2017, January 11). Suicide Prevention, Risk, and Assessment – Part 2: Assessment Tools, Interventions, and Documentation with Julia Whisenhunt [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from


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