OCUSPP is very excited to host Thomas Joiner, PhD, a leading expert on suicide. The training will take place on Thursday, June 27 at Portland State University and provide 5 CEs.
What You Will Learn:
In his theory of suicidal behavior, Dr. Thomas Joiner proposes three factors that mark those most at risk of death: the feeling of being a burden on loved ones; the sense of isolation; and the learned ability to hurt oneself. He tests the theory against diverse facts taken from clinical anecdotes, history, literature, popular culture, anthropology, epidemiology, genetics, and neurobiology— and facts about suicide rates among diverse groups.
This training includes seven learning objectives to increase participants knowledge of:
Approaches to suicide risk assessment
Developments in the treatment of suicidal behavior
Epidemiology and risk factors for death by suicide
New theory of suicidal behavior
Anecdotal, clinical, and scientific evidence that evaluates theory of suicidal behavior
Developments in suicide prevention
Understand the experience of people who are bereaved by suicide