Throughout the state of Montana, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death.
An important goal of the federal government’s National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (Goal 7), as well as Montana’s Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan (Goal 3) is to ensure community and clinical service providers are trained in evidence-based suicide-specific assessments, management and delivery of effective clinical care.
Suicide Rates in Montana
Montana is ranked 2nd in the nation for its high suicide rate. Throughout the state of Montana, suicide is the:
The CAMS Framework has been proven through multiple randomized clinical trials to be the best assessment, intervention and treatment to reduce suicide ideation. It is recommended by such groups as the Zero Suicide Initiative, the Joint Commission, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
While it is important that communities learn how to identify the signs of suicide risk, it is crucial to have a network of healthcare providers in place and trained in evidence-base suicide-specific treatment to whom people identified as suicidal may be immediately referred.
CAMS-care offers several training options to meet various learning styles and budgets. The CAMS treatment is available via online training, in-person role-play training, consultation calls, ZOOM training, and more.
Mental health professionals have reported that the CAMS Framework has given them a way to confidently treat suicidal patients effectively in only 6-8 sessions. And, more importantly, patients have reported they like using CAMS.
Below are the current requirements from this state for CE credits.
CAMS-care offers training courses and materials for individuals and organizations. Our products allow professionals to earn CE credits to meet your state’s CE requirements:
The CAMS proven framework is introduced in Dr. Jobes book, “Managing Suicidal Risk: A Collaborative Approach“. The current edition includes evidence data from decades worth of extensive research and has a greater emphasis on how to implement CAMS in clinical settings. You may earn 6 CE credits after reading the book and passing the CE test.
CAMS-care offers engaging video training opportunities that gives professionals to earn 1 – 3 CE credits. We’ve offer training in addressing malpractice and ethical liability when working with suicidal patients, tips suggestions for working with difficult patients, and treating suicide risk with children and adolescents.
We also provide on-site Role-Play Training, Consultation Calls, and host Education Days for more hands-on approaches to the CAMS framework.