Suicide: Understanding and Treating Self-Destructive Processes — Legal/Ethical Considerations

Online Course
$175.00 – List Price
$125.00 – Member/Affiliate Price
CE Credits
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Considering the fact that 1 in 5 clinical psychologists loses a client to suicide in their clinical career, there is a clear need for more extensive training at the post-graduate level and in the management and treatment of suicidal patients. This intermediate workshop provides an in-depth understanding of the dynamic of the legal, ethical and case management issues when dealing with suicidal clients. Further discussion of case studies and assessment instruments provides participants with practical skill enhancements that can be directly applied in their practice.

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Learning Objectives
  • Identify the psychiatric, psychological and social risk factors associated with suicide through the use of appropriate assessment and interview techniques.
  • Identify clients' negative thought patterns and attitudes that influence self-destructive and suicidal behavior.
  • Plan appropriate crisis interventions and case management strategies for suicidal patients, including the use of an effective methodology of the long-term treatment of suicidal clients.

Lisa Firestone, PhD

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