UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Reducing Suicide Risk in Hospice
From Jacquie Telonidis
Andrew Layne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Intermountain Healthcare. Since 2019, he has served as the Board President for the Utah Social Work Association. Andrew earned a Bachelor’s in Social Work from Weber State University, and a Master of Social Work from Brigham Young University. As a Hospice Social Worker, he is trained to assess, support and counsel people for depression and suicide risk, which are increased at the end of life. Andrew also assists patients and their families in completing suicide prevention plans, including removing access to lethal means such as firearms and medications.