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Introduction to PTSD and Suicide: Conceptualization and Assessment

 

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Introduction to PTSD and Suicide: Conceptualization and Assessment

  • Date Created: 03/ 2/2017
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Credits: APA, ASWB
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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Introduction to PTSD and Suicide: Conceptualization and Assessment Author(s):

Hal S. Wortzel, M.D.

Beeta Y. Homaifar, MD

Description

The course, Suicide and PTSD, provides an overview of the scope of Veteran suicide. The complex relationship between PTSD and suicide is reviewed, as is a conceptual model of suicide in the context of PTSD.

This course offers practical recommendations for suicide risk assessment and therapeutic risk management. Treatment implications for PTSD among individuals with suicide risk are also reviewed.

Goals and Objectives

  • Understand the scope of Veteran suicide
  • Understand suicide risk assessment and therapeutic risk management
  • Understand the relationship between PTSD and suicide
  • Understand a conceptual model of suicide in the context of PTSD
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