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Conference Materials

2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

2013 Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention Brochure

The Beyond the Basics conference is a “best practice” conference offering participants in-depth and progressive information and the latest research in the field of suicide...

Conference Materials

2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Adolescents at Risk for Suicide: Early Recognition and Intervention

Dr. King’s remarks provided an up-to-date overview of suicide risk factors among adolescents, highlighting several excellent targets for prevention and early intervention.

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Bringing Suicide Prevention into Primary Care

Primary care is well-positioned to screen for suicide risk, provide brief interventions, and triage to specialty mental health services. The focus of this session was...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Community Crisis Intervention — Evaluating and Maintaining Safety — Accessing Crisis Supports

Maine provides direct access to crisis intervention for anyone requesting those services via a statewide network of crisis intervention teams. In this panel discussion, the...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Depression and Demoralization in Chronic Disease

In this session, Dr. Singer reviewed the reciprocal relationships between major depression, emotional resilience and chronic disease. The themes of quality of life, hopefulness, acceptance,...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

On the Road to Suicide Prevention — Innovation in Risk Assessment: Improving Care Delivery and Redirecting Scarce Resources

Prevention depends upon appropriate identification and screening. Dr. Posner discussed a gold-standard, innovative suicide risk screening tool. Numerous states, countries, and branches of the military...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Screening for Youth Suicide Risk in Emergency Medical Settings

This session provided a “best practices” update concerning brief screening approaches for use in emergency medical settings or other settings that serve large numbers of...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Identification & Triage Using the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)

Use of the C-SSRS can improve patient safety and help relieve anxiety about not having the “right questions” to ask in identifying high risk individuals....

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention: Self-Care for the Care Givers

Working with or caring for people who are suicidal can lead to high levels of stress and possibly secondary trauma. This workshop helped participants identify...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Tools for Implementing Suicide Prevention in Primary Care

The focus of this breakout session was on discussing the tools to implementing effective suicide prevention programs in the primary care setting, including training, routine...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Working with Chronically Suicidal Clients is Not as Hard as You Think – Honest!

Chronically suicidal clients are often blamed for their behavior, most frequently because of the frustration of the people caring for them. This frustration is certainly...