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Join us this Friday for our virtual event, "Calm and confident approaches for assessing self-harm and suicidality: Best practices for risk and liability management". This talk will cover current best practices for managing self-harm and suicide risk. It will explore the ethical issues that arise when working with this population.

About the presenter:

Sheila Crowell, Ph.D. is the Director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program and the Director of Research and Training for UCEBT. She received her doctoral training in child clinical psychology at the University of Washington and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Seattle Children's Hospital. Dr. Crowell has over a decade of specialized training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), this includes seven years of supervised training in the treatment of self-injury and personality disorders by Dr. Marsha Linehan, who developed Dialectical Behavior Therapy. 

Dr. Crowell is also an associate professor of psychology at the University of Utah and an expert in the prevention of suicide, self-injury, and personality disorders. Dr. Crowell has received research funding from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the National Institute for Mental Health. Her objective is prevent suicide and suffering through the integration of scientific understanding and compassionate care.

Register here: https://ucebt.com/events

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We will be hosting Walking the Tightrope: Best Practices and Ethics for Treating Suicidal Patients this Friday, March 18th from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MST via Zoom for 2.0 CEU hour Ethics OR Suicide (UPA, NASW-UT, UAMFT, UMHCA).

This presentation will review differences in treating acutely suicidal vs chronically suicidal patients.

This lecture will review the latest literature on crisis focused interventions, brief risk-reduction interventions and interventions that reduce suicidal behavior over the course of several months to a year.

Further we will review relevant ethics codes and practices that should guide the treatment of suicidal behavior. 

About the presenter:

Presented by Jordan Kugler, Ph.D., licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. Kugler has completed intensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) through the Linehan Institute and now specializes in DBT and trauma-focused interventions for the DBT Program at the Utah Center for Evidence Based Treatment (UCEBT).

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