Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type



suicide assessment, training clinic, counselor education, SAFE-T model, anti-racist counselor education

Subject Area

Clinical Supervision, Counselor Education, Higher Education Counseling, Mental Health Counseling


Training on suicide assessment and intervention in college counseling centers is crucial. The SAFE-T model is effective when teaching counselors in training (CITs) in training clinics on college campuses as students learn how to assess clients’ suicide risk level. We share how the SAFE-T model, in tandem with anti-racist counselor education practices, can enhance training in programs with training clinics based on our clinic at The Pennsylvania State University, followed by a case study to exemplify how to synthesize both practices for robust clinical outcomes.



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