Preventing Suicide Among Military Personnel and Veterans
Suicide remains elevated among military personnel and veterans. Research conducted over the past decade has revealed several promising new methods for improving suicide risk screening, assessment, and treatment in this community. Accumulating evidence supports the efficacy of these newer methods as compared to more traditional clinical approaches to suicide risk assessment and treatment. This presentation will provide an overview of these strategies, review the evidence supporting them, and describe their conceptual foundations.
Presenter: Craig J. Bryan, PsyD, ABPP
Course Video Length: ~90 minutes
Course Learning Objectives:
- Identify screening and assessment strategies that could enhance the identification of high-risk patients
- Describe the structure of brief cognitive behavioral therapy for suicide prevention
- Describe the four phases of firearm safety counseling
Course Online Evaluation: You will be prompted with a link to an online survey at the end of the course.
Course Achievement: No certificate will be available for this course. Completion for this course will, however, show up on the user’s transcript with any other courses that have been completed on the site.