2 hours | 2 CEs
This on-demand professional training program on Suicide Assessment & Treatment Planning via Tele-Mental Health is presented by John Sommers-Flanagan, PhD.
Suicide assessment and treatment planning is difficult and stressful in person and arguably even more difficult and stressful via tele-mental health.
In this program, participants are oriented to a strengths-based approach to suicide Assessment and treatment. Additionally, using a role-play and discussion process, Dr. Sommers-Flanagan demonstrates a strengths-focused interactive online interviewing approach and contrasts it alongside common standardized assessment strategies (e.g., the PHQ-9, the ASK, and the Columbia).
The discussion focuses on relevant research literature, as well as the pros and cons of supplementing standardized assessment instruments with interactive interviews when using a tele-mental health platform.
This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals
This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Upon completion of this program you will be able to:
Describe a strengths-based approach to suicide assessment and treatment
Demonstrate and analyze an interactive tele-mental health interviewing strategy for suicide assessment and treatment planning
Identify and critique standardized suicide assessment instruments that can be used via tele-mental health
John Sommers-Flanagan, PhD
John Sommers-Flanagan is a professor of counseling at the University of Montana, a clinical psychologist, and author or co-author of over 100 publications, including nine books, numerous professional video trainings with Psychotherapy.net, Alexander Street Press, and John Wiley & Sons. Some of h...
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