MFT532 Grand Canyon Risk Assessment & Safety Plan for Suicidal Ideation Paper

In the latest session with your family from Topic 1 and throughout the course, one of the family members expressed suicidal ideation.

Create a comprehensive risk assessment for the family member with suicidal ideation. Be sure to include the following in the risk assessment:

  1. Danger to self
  2. Danger to others
  3. Risk factors
  4. A plan
  5. Access to means
  6. Protective factors

Develop a safety plan for the family member as well. Be sure that the safety plan identifies the following:

  1. Protective factors
  2. Triggers
  3. Specific supports
  4. The conditions under which this plan would be utilized