The thought of a client dying by suicide can keep even experienced therapists up at night. Moreover, fear of malpractice liability often leads them to practice defensively, resulting in unnecessary hospitalizations that can significantly hurt therapy outcomes. This workshop features evidence-based innovations in the assessment, management, and treatment of suicidal risk. Learn new suicide-focused clinical skills, such as how to evaluate different suicidal states and match them with the most effective interventions and treatments in face-to-face work or using telehealth. You’ll discover:
David A. Jobes, PhD, ABPP, is Professor of Psychology at The Catholic University of America and Director of the CUA Suicide Prevention Lab. With 35 years of clinical, training, and research experience, he leads workshops on evidence-based approaches to effectively treat suicidal risk.