Muir Wood Teen

Event: Detecting and Managing Suicide Risk

 

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Please join us for a presentation entitled “Detecting and Managing Suicide Risk: Recent Research and Practical Applications” presented by Jonathan Green, Ph.D., Chief of Clinical Operations at O’Connor Professional Group, a concierge behavioral health consulting firm.

Abstract: Suicide has occupied the headlines in 2018. From the high-profile deaths of celebrities like Kate Spade and Anthony Bordain to the recent release of discouraging statistics from the CDC, it remains clear that suicide is one of the greatest challenges facing the mental health field. In this presentation, Dr. Jonathan Green will address the current state of suicide detection and prevention efforts, outlining recent advances in and challenges with identifying those at risk to die by suicide. Providers will also learn about practical, data-driven techniques to navigate suicide risk in their own client through the use of Safety Plans.

Objectives: Attendees will be able to:

  • Describe results of several recent studies utilizing cutting-edge techniques to assess suicide risk
  • Articulate the 6 steps of a Safety Plan for suicide prevention
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of how to complete a Safety Plan for suicide prevention

Lunch will be provided. 1 CEC is offered through Constellation Behavioral Health.

When: Thursday, August 9th, 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Where: Piatti Restaurant
625 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA

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About Jonathan Green, Ph.D.: Jonathan Green, Ph.D., is the Chief of Clinical Operations at the O’Connor Professional Group, a concierge behavioral health consulting firm. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Clark University in Worcester, MA. Dr. Green completed his clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Boston Healthcare System with appointments at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine. Here he completed rotations in dual diagnosis (PTSD/substance use disorders) and behavioral medicine while conducting research in the National Center for PTSD on trauma and suicide. Dr. Green has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has received awards from the American Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and the Military Suicide Research Consortium. He is a founding member of the Suicide and Self-Injury Special Interest Group of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and is current president of the Men’s Mental and Physical Health Special Interest Group. His current research interests focus on the practical application of suicide prevention strategies, such as Safety Plans for managing suicide risk.


Please join us in thanking our sponsors for this event…


Continuing Education Sponsored by Constellation Behavioral Health:

Constellation Behavioral Health is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer ( 1 ) continuing education for Psychologists. Constellation Behavioral Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Constellation Behavioral Health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) approval #134068. Constellation Behavioral Health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for Licensed Marriage Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors. Constellation Behavioral Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Course meets the qualifications for ( 1 ) hour of continuing education credit for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Please check with your respective boards to confirm acceptance of these credits.

For ADA accommodations, grievances or questions about this event, please contact Jeanette Lisalda at 310-486-6719 or jlisalda@constellationbh.com.

There is no commercial support for this program nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, presenter(s), program content, research, grants or other funding that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest.