Clinician’s Day took place on Sunday, October 11, 2015 during the 2015 International Summit on Suicide Research.
A maximum of 5.5 continuing education hours credits were offered for Sunday’s program.
Click on the below hyper-linked titles to view PDFs of the Clinician’s Day presentations.
Suicide Prevention: Setting the Stage – Christine Moutier
Suicide Risk Assessment: State of the Art – Jill Harkavy-Friedman
Psychotherapeutic Approaches with Suicidal Patients – Lars Mehlum
Managing Medicolegal Risk When Treating Suicidal Patients – Lanny Berman
Clinician’s Day Program, Sunday, October 11, 2015
|8:00 AM – 8:15 AM||Welcome and Opening Remarks||AFSP and Lynn Keane|
|8:15 AM – 8:45 AM||Suicide Prevention: Setting the Stage||Christine Moutier|
|8:45 AM – 9:45 AM||Suicide Risk Assessment: State of the Art||Jill Harkavy- Friedman|
|9:45 AM – 10:00 AM||BREAK|
|10:00 AM – 11:00 AM||Managing Suicidal Patients in Outpatient Settings: Strategies to Safely Avoid Hospitalization||David Jobes|
|11:00 AM- 12:00 PM||Psychotherapeutic Approaches with Suicidal Patients||Greg Brown and Lars Mehlum|
|12:00 PM – 1:00 PM||Lunch On Own|
|1:00 PM – 2:00 PM||Neurobiology of Suicide and Pharmacological Approaches||John Mann and John Walkup|
|2:00 PM – 2:45 PM||Managing Medicolegal Risk When Treating Suicidal Patients||Lanny Berman|
|2:45 PM||Wrap Up|
Clinician’s Day Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of the event, participants will be able to:
1. Articulate the risk factors and warning signs for suicide
2. Describe several short-term management strategies for patients experiencing suicidal ideation or behavior
3. Enumerate several available evidence-based strategies for treating the suicidal individual
4. Discuss the key medical legal issues and recommend strategies for mitigating risk in working with suicidal patients