This 1-hour online training emphasizes tips and suggestions for common issues and barriers patients voice during SSF assessment and ongoing CAMS interventions. Practical strategies and recommendations are underscored using various clinical cases. Specific consideration is given to applying the framework with adolescents, patients experiencing borderline personality disorder traits, and clients experiencing comorbid suicide risk and substance use. This course comes with a downloadable material handout.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Explore strategies to get unwilling patients to try the CAMS Framework in order to save their lives

Discover way to keep the patient’s focus on their suicide ideation, when they want to talk about easier topics

Learn creative ways to deal with lethal means safety

Identify ideas on how to develop a stabilization plan when the patient has limited coping strategies and no support network