Suicide is one of the most common psychological emergency that therapists will encounter, and may be on the rise. For therapists with an active clinical practice, suicide is an occupational hazard that can be both emotionally and practically devastating.
Recent research has identified suicide-specific therapies that are effective in treating both suicidal ideation and behavior. Most therapists are not aware of them nor have they been trained in them, so most suicidal clients do not receive these potentially lifesaving treatments.
In this 2-hour continuing education web conference Dr. Lisa Firestone will discuss state of the art crisis interventions. Dr. Firestone will also discuss empirically validated treatments that are fast becoming the standard of care.
This introductory instructional level web conference is designed to help clinicians:
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2 CE contact hours will be provided by GoodTherapy for attending this web conference in its entirety.
GoodTherapy is an Approved Education Provider by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals (provider #135463). Of the eight counselor skill groups ascribed to by NAADAC, this course is classified within Counseling Services.
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GoodTherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. GoodTherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content. GoodTherapy.org received APA approval in May 2011. Events after 2011 may meet APA requirements for Continuing Education credits.
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Mental health professionals who are not members can attend this live web conference for $29.95 or access the homestudy recording for $14.95. Sign up here to purchase this CE course and earn a CE certificate.
Lisa Firestone, PhD is a clinical psychologist in private practice and consultant on the management of high risk clients. Dr. Firestone is the Director of Research and Education at the Glendon Association and Senior Editor for www.psychalive.org. She has been involved in clinical training and research in the areas of suicide and violence which resulted in the development of the assessments Firestone Assessment of Self-destructive Thoughts (FAST) and the Firestone Assessment of Violent Thoughts (FAVT), for adults and adolescents.
Dr. Firestone is the author of numerous articles, chapters and books including: Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice, Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion and The Self under Siege.
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