Occupational Therapy: Suicide Awareness and Prevention for Kentucky Occupational Therapists
59.95
Online
Mandatory
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About the Course:
This course will cover the etiology and risk factors for suicidal behavior, outline important assessment, intervention and prevention programs, and inform effective mental health treatment to help individuals develop and maintain a healthy perspective on life. The course will review research and literature concerning the scope of the problem, identification of high-risk groups, evidence-based prevention, and programs for delivering care and mental health treatment.
Course Objectives:
1. Define terms related to suicide and suicidalbehavior.
2. Describe the prevalence of suicide and suicideattempts across the United States.
3. Identify incidence and risk among differentpopulations, including racial/ethnic groups, adolescents, older adults,veterans, and the gender diverse.
4. Identify incidence and risk among those withpsychiatric diagnoses.
5. Identify key risk factors, protective factors,and warning signs in the etiology of suicide.
6. Describe effective and efficient assessment ofyouth and adults who may be at risk for suicide.
7. Recognize essential components ofdecision-making and documentation with respect to suicide assessment andintervention.
8. Explain approaches to intervention and safetyplanning to manage individuals exhibiting suicidal ideation and other riskfactors for suicide.
9. Review effective prevention and interventionprograms for at-risk youth and adults.

About the Author:
Edward A. Selby, PhD is an associate professor andthe director of clinical training in the clinical psychology PhD program atRutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Dr. Selby’s extensive researchand clinical experience has sought to improve our understanding and treatmentof suicidal behavior, personality disorders, and eating disorders. He has writtenmore than 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters, and he wasnamed a “Rising Star” by the Association for Psychological Science in 2015.Much of his work is aimed at understanding the emotional experiences related tosuicidal behavior and self injury, as well as the factors among differentpsychiatric disorders that increase risk for suicidal behavior, includingeating disorders and personality disorders. Dr. Selby’s research has beenfunded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Brain and BehaviorResearch Foundation, Janssen Pharmaceutica, and the Association for Behavioraland Cognitive Therapies. Dr. Selby is a licensed practitioner and has beentrained extensively in major treatments for suicidal behavior and crisisintervention, including cognitive behavior therapy and mindfulness-basedinterventions. More information about Dr. Selby’s research program can be foundon the Emotion and Psychopathology Laboratory at Rutgers website: www.edwardaselby.com.

 
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Suicide Awareness and Prevention for Kentucky Occupational Therapists

59.95
About the Course:
This course will cover the etiology and risk factors for suicidal behavior, outline important assessment, intervention and prevention programs, and inform effective mental health treatment to help individuals develop and maintain a healthy perspective on life. The course will review research and literature concerning the scope of the problem, identification of high-risk groups, evidence-based prevention, and programs for delivering care and mental health treatment.
Course Objectives:
1. Define terms related to suicide and suicidalbehavior.
2. Describe the prevalence of suicide and suicideattempts across the United States.
3. Identify incidence and risk among differentpopulations, including racial/ethnic groups, adolescents, older adults,veterans, and the gender diverse.
4. Identify incidence and risk among those withpsychiatric diagnoses.
5. Identify key risk factors, protective factors,and warning signs in the etiology of suicide.
6. Describe effective and efficient assessment ofyouth and adults who may be at risk for suicide.
7. Recognize essential components ofdecision-making and documentation with respect to suicide assessment andintervention.
8. Explain approaches to intervention and safetyplanning to manage individuals exhibiting suicidal ideation and other riskfactors for suicide.
9. Review effective prevention and interventionprograms for at-risk youth and adults.

About the Author:
Edward A. Selby, PhD is an associate professor andthe director of clinical training in the clinical psychology PhD program atRutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Dr. Selby’s extensive researchand clinical experience has sought to improve our understanding and treatmentof suicidal behavior, personality disorders, and eating disorders. He has writtenmore than 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters, and he wasnamed a “Rising Star” by the Association for Psychological Science in 2015.Much of his work is aimed at understanding the emotional experiences related tosuicidal behavior and self injury, as well as the factors among differentpsychiatric disorders that increase risk for suicidal behavior, includingeating disorders and personality disorders. Dr. Selby’s research has beenfunded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Brain and BehaviorResearch Foundation, Janssen Pharmaceutica, and the Association for Behavioraland Cognitive Therapies. Dr. Selby is a licensed practitioner and has beentrained extensively in major treatments for suicidal behavior and crisisintervention, including cognitive behavior therapy and mindfulness-basedinterventions. More information about Dr. Selby’s research program can be foundon the Emotion and Psychopathology Laboratory at Rutgers website: www.edwardaselby.com.