Upcoming Webinar

Understanding and Preventing Teen Suicide: CAMS-4Teens™ as an Effective Treatment Approach

In this Webinar:

This webinar will give participants a deeper understanding of the topic of teen suicide and teach effective ways to support and treat at-risk teens. The presenter will review the current state of teen suicide, including discussion of teen suicide rates and how they have been increasing for teens from various groups.

Whether you are a parent, caregiver, or professional, this presentation will walk you through best practices for supporting at-risk teens. The presenter will outline steps parents and caregivers can take to support teens who are struggling and discuss critical steps to ensuring their safety, including the importance of lethal means safety for adolescent suicide risk.

Finally, the presenter will introduce the CAMS-4Teens™ framework, an evidenced-based and collaborative treatment approach for patients with suicidal risk.

Learning Objectives:

  1. List epidemiological trends regarding suicidal thoughts and behaviors in teens.
  2. Discuss the importance of lethal means safety for adolescent suicide risk.
  3. Describe the role of parents and caregivers in adolescent suicide risk.
  4. Provide an overview of the CAMS-4Teens™ framework, an evidence-based and collaborative approach.

Ordering Information

Once purchased, participants will be able to access this webinar by logging into their CE-GO account. Participants who attend the full live event will be able to earn 2 CE credits for no additional cost.

Once the webinar has taken place, all registrants will have access to a full video recording of the presentation along with all presentation materials.

Continuing Education Information

Participants who attend the live webinar will have the opportunity to receive 2 CEs. If you are not able to attend live, you will still be able to access a recording of the presentation and all presentation materials. Please note: you will not be eligible to receive CEs if you do not attend the live event. No home study CEs are available for this course.

About the Presenter

Amy Brausch Dr. Amy Brausch is a Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Western Kentucky University and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Northern Illinois University and has worked with issues of suicide and self-injury in adolescents and adults in both her clinical work and research program. Dr. Brausch’s clinical experiences have included community mental health, public schools, university counseling centers, residential eating disorders treatment, and private practice. She previously maintained a small private practice for therapy and psychological testing. She has published numerous articles and book chapters related to suicide and self-injury risk and protective factors in adolescents and young adults, as well as the overlap between self-harm and issues of body image and disordered eating. She is currently a Senior Consultant with CAMS-Care and provides training and consultation to clinicians across the United States and abroad in the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality treatment framework. Dr. Brausch’s research has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Kentucky IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She is an Associate Editor for Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, and on the editorial boards for the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Archives of Suicide Research, and Adolescent Research Review.

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