Innovations in Clinical Suicide Prevention: CAMS Update and the 3rd Edition of "Managing Suicidal Risk” On-Demand Webinar
This webinar provides a major update on the use of CAMS focused on the third and final edition of “Managing Suicidal Risk: A Collaborative Approach” published by Guilford Press. This webinar delves into the latest research and tools presented in the new book, written for mental health clinicians dedicated to treating their patients experiencing serious thoughts of suicide.
Explore the key highlights of the new book, including the:
• Updated Suicide Status Form (SSF-5) for comprehensive risk assessment and suicide-focused treatment
• CAMS-4Teens: Engaging parents and families in adolescent care using the new Stabilization Support Plan (SSP)
• Exploration of post-suicidal life and the optional Living Status Form (LSF)
• Further insights on CAMS driver-oriented treatment planning
• Major revision of the CAMS Therapeutic Worksheet
• Suicide Status Form is available digitally for telehealth and electronic health records
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear directly from Dr. Jobes during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Hosted by Dr. Kevin Crowley, clinical psychologist, private practitioner and CAMS Consultant.
About David A. Jobes, PhD, ABPP
David Jobes, PhD, ABPP, is the founder of CAMS-care, LLC. He began his career in 1987 in the Counseling Center of the Catholic University of America, where he developed a suicide risk assessment tool for college students that evolved into an evidence-based treatment, CAMS, recognized by The Joint Commission, Zero Suicide, and the CDC. A 2021 meta-analysis of 30 years of research shows that CAMS is a “Well Supported” intervention for reducing suicidal ideation per CDC criteria. Dr. Jobes is a Professor of Psychology and Associate Director of Clinical Training at Catholic. He has trained thousands of mental health professionals in the United States and abroad in evidence-based assessment and treatment of suicide risk and the use of CAMS.
About Dr. Kevin Crowley
In addition to serving as a CAMS-care Senior Consultant, Dr. Kevin Crowley works as a Staff Psychologist at Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy, LLC, and as a Lecturer at The Catholic University of America. He has conducted risk assessments, delivered suicide-specific treatments, and provided suicide-focused consultation and training through the VA Health Care System and outpatient private practices since 2010. He has also been involved in several suicide-focused program evaluations and formal research projects through The Catholic University of America’s Suicide Prevention Laboratory (Washington, DC) and the Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Suicide Prevention (Denver, CO).
Dr. Crowley’s research to date has emphasized brief interventions for reducing shame and suicide risk, understanding suicide “drivers,” and considerations for optimizing the effectiveness of suicide-focused training. He has presented this research and offered clinical workshops at the annual conventions of both the American Association of Suicidology and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.