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Suicide Assessment, Treatment, Ethics & Risk Management Considerations

M. David Rudd, Ph.D

12.0 CE Hours Available

All orders include the entire presentation with handouts and a CE test.
Streaming videos and audio downloads will be available immediately after checkout
Mailed CD and DVD formats include the printed handouts and CE test in an attractive portfolio

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Audio Download
Price$160.00
CD Audio w/ Audio Download
Price$175.00
DVD Video w/ Streaming Video
Price$200.00
Streaming Video
Price$185.00
Extra CE Test
Price$70.00

Objectives

Participants will be able to describe:

  • An empirically driven model for understanding and responding to suicidal thinking and behavior.
  • Core competencies in the assessment of suicidal thinking and behavior
  • Ways to assess suicide risk in clinical context.
  • Key factors necessary to recognize, differentiate and effectively manage self-harm and suicidal behaviors
  • Core competencies in the management of suicidal thinking and behavior
  • Ways of effectively responding to suicidal crises that raise ethical issues
  • Guidelines for clinical record keeping

Topics

Overview of Suicidality

  • A theoretical model for understanding and responding to suicide risk
  • What we know about soldiers and veterans
  • Risk of imminent harm and motivation to die

Core Competencies

  • Suicide Risk Assessment
  • Suicide Risk Management and intervention strategies

A Model For Suicide Risk Assessment
Suicide Risk Assessment

  • Screening , referral, and continuity of care issues
  • Risk and protective factors

Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (BCBT)

  • Case Conceptualization and Treatment Phases
  • Clinical Care Strategies and Techniques
    • The treatment journal
    • Commitment to treatment statement
    • Reasons for living cards
    • Crisis response planning
    • Survival kits

BCBT Clinical Management

  • Strategies
  • Role Plays

Ethical Issues with Suicidal Patients

  • Clinical Case Examples

Essentials of Documentation

  • Use of Standard Risk Assessment Forms