Presented by Nancy Gordon, LCSW
This training is for any clinician who wants to improve their skill in assessing and treating suicidal ideation and behaviors. Suicide rates are climbing and continues to be the 10th leading cause of death in the US. Despite the growing field of Suicidology, and the development of evidence-based interventions, most clinical settings are still using old, ineffective strategies. Clinicians in all practice settings face this issue and are often inadequately trained. Come learn about and practice specific interventions. We are so passionate about working to reduce the rates of suicide that we have provided this training at a reduced fee.
Upon completion of this training, participants will:
1. Participants will demonstrate a clear understanding of the current prevalence and
research in the field of Suicidology.
2. Participants will summarize how DBT treats suicidal behaviors.
3. Participants will demonstrate the ability to measure and assess suicidal behaviors using a
DBT diary card, phone coaching and Behavior Chain Analysis
4. Participants will practice implementing the Collaborative Assessment and Management of
Suicide intervention. (CAMS)
5. Participants will identify the pros and cons o hospitalization
6. Participants will list the resources available for therapists, consumers and families who a
coping with suicide.