Suicide: Empirically Supported Assessment and Treatment

  • State of the field – innovations in suicide risk assessment and treatment
  • Electronic momentary analysis for monitoring suicidal risk
  • Suicide-specific cell phone apps
  • Regional agents (avatars) for suicide assessment and intervention

Presented by David Jobes, Ph.D.
Sunday, December 10, 2017, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Dr. Jobes will discuss CAMS, the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality, which he developed.

  • Professor of Psychology at The Catholic University of America, Washington DC
  • Author of six books including Managing Suicidal Risk: A Collaborative Approach (2nd edition, Guilford, 2016)
  • Author of 29 book chapters and 78 articles in professional journals
  • Currently on the editorial boards of the journals Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior and Archives of Suicide Research
  • Past President of the American Association of Suicidology

This workshop will offer 3 APA-approved CE credits for psychologists or 3 social worker CE credits from NASW-NJ.

NJ-ACT never charges for CE credits. This workshop is open to NJ-ACT members only. Advance registration is required.

Location: All NJ-ACT events are held within two miles of Garden State Parkway exits 135-138. Exact location and directions will be emailed within one business day of our receiving your registration. If you do not receive the directions, please contact us immediately.

Registration is $65 and includes workshop, continental breakfast, hot lunch, dessert and 3 CE credits.

Register using the PayPal buttons or print and mail the form below with your $65 check to NJ-ACT, c/o Lynn Mollick and Milton Spett, 1150 Raritan Rd. Ste. 101, Cranford NJ  07016.

Registration with 3 psychologist CE credits

Registration with 3 social worker CE credits

Members only. Please register me for the December 10, 2017 workshop on Suicide: Assessment and Treatment. My check for $65 is enclosed.

Name: ____________________________________________________
____ 3 psychologist CE credits    ____ 3 social worker CE credits

Schedule of the day
9:00 Registration and breakfast
9:45 Workshop – Part 1
10:45 Break
11:00 Workshop – Part 2
12:00 Hot lunch
1:00 Workshop – Part 3
2:00 End of afternoon workshop

NJ-ACT and Dr. Jobes receive no commercial support and have no conflicts of interest. This workshop is appropriate for all mental health professionals who are licensed for independent practice. The New Jersey Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists (NJ-ACT) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NJ-ACT maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Learning objectives: At the conclusion of this workshop participants will be able to:

1. Describe the CAMS program
2. List the primary techniques used in treating suicidality
3. Describe Electronic Momentary Analysis for monitoring suicide risk
4. Identify suicide-specific cell phone apps appropriate for private practice

Continuing Education in Empirically-Supported Psychotherapy