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CE Workshop: Suicide Risk Assessment and Safety Planning
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2/9/2018
When: Friday, February 9, 2018
9:00am-11:00am
Where: GPA Office
13 Corporate Blvd. NE (Building 13)
Suite 220
Atlanta, Georgia  30329
United States
Presenter: Dorian Lamis, PhD
Contact: Staci Bratcher, Director of Operations
404-634-6272, ext. 208


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Workshop Description:

In this workshop, effective methods of assessing risk for suicide will be discussed. Specifically, keeping patients safe post-discharge and as outpatients by utilizing Stanley and Brown’s (2008) Safety Plan will be integrated into a comprehensive risk assessment and management approach. Examples from Dr. Lamis’  clinical work with primarily low-income African Americans at Grady Hospital will be incorporated.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to describe the most effective suicide assessment strategies supported by empirical research.

  2. Participants will be able to demonstrate how to use and implement a suicide safety plan.

  3. Participants will be able to discuss cultural, gender, and other individual differences in suicide risk and apply this knowledge to effective suicide assessment skills.

      CE Hours: 2

      Level: Intermediate

      About the Presenter:

      Dr. Lamis has presented on the topic of suicide assessment, intervention, and prevention on many occasions, both nationally and internationally.

      Registration Costs (per workshop):

      Early Bird Registration (Must be postmarked on or before January 26, 2018 to receive this rate.)

      • $48: GPA Members
      • $77: Non-members
      • $15: *GPA Student Members

      Registration (After January 26, 2018)

      • $53: GPA Members
      • $82: Non-members
      • $20: *GPA Student Members

      Must be logged into member profile to receive member rate.

      *If a GPA Student Member needs continuing education credits, he/she will need to pay the higher GPA Member fee regardless of status as a student.

      Cancellation Policy:
      All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Staci Bratcher via email (stacibratcher@gapsychology.org). A $15 cancellation fee will be charged for any cancellations prior to January 26, 2018. No refunds will be given after January 26, 2018.

      The Georgia Psychological Association is proud to sponsor and support a wide variety of workshops throughout the year as an APA approved sponsor of Continuing Education.