CAMS Onsite Education Day

The only authorized source for adherent CAMS training.

Two Programs: Morning & Afternoon

Education Day: Morning Program

This program provides an overview of data and theories regarding suicide rates, information about the field of suicidology and suicide prevention, and CAMS as a solution to addressing issues in suicide prevention for organizations and their mental health providers.

Attending this program will increase a participant’s knowledge base of factors contributing to suicide rates, approaches to suicide prevention, information about risk assessment, interventions and evidence-based treatments for suicide. Participants will also learn how CAMS is an effective evidence-based treatment approach to reducing suicide risk.

This 3-hour program is designed for individuals who encounter suicidal people: clinicians, crisis intervention staff, school counselors, nurses/primary care providers, first responders, clinical managers and students in mental health training programs, as well as administrators, agency directors, and public health and suicide prevention coordinators.

The Morning Program Course Objectives:

  • To increase knowledge of statistics and factors contributing to suicide rates for a range of populations in the US
  • To increase knowledge and awareness of the history of the field of suicidology and its contribution to suicide prevention in the US
  • To improve understanding of the comparative effectiveness of different approaches for suicide prevention
  • To provide an overview to suicide assessment
  • To provide an overview of suicide-focused treatments
  • To learn about the CAMS therapeutic framework to assess suicide risk and treat suicidal individuals
  • To address issues unique to working with suicidal patients including Ethical and Malpractice consideration
  • How to adapt CAMS to effectively work with these issues and challenges

Education Day: Afternoon Program

This program provides an introduction to the CAMS Treatment Framework. This program incorporates an overview of the CAMS model and video segments with Dr. Jobes demonstrating the use of CAMS with a range of suicidal patients.

This 3-hour program is designed for mental health providers who encounter suicidal people (clinicians, crisis intervention staff, school counselors, nurses/primary care providers, case managers and students in mental health training programs).
Attending this program will increase a participant’s knowledge base regarding how CAMS is implemented with a range of suicidal patients.

Program content includes an overview of the CAMS Treatment Framework including philosophy and theories underlying the model and video clips of Dr. Jobes demonstrating the use of CAMS throughout the course of treatment with suicidal patients.

The Afternoon Program Course Objectives:

  • To gain an overview understanding of what CAMS looks like in clinical practice as a suicide-focused framework
  • To better understand how the CAMS Framework™ assesses suicidal states through a therapeutic assessment process in the first session
  • To better understand CAMS driver-oriented treatment
  • To better understand interim care within the CAMS Framework
  • To better understand that setbacks occur and that the CAMS Framework can be used to re-assert the model
  • To better learn about clinical outcomes and dispositions within the CAMS Framework
  • To understand how CAMS could be implemented as a System of Care within your organization

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