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December 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PST

Presenter(s): Andre Peri, PhD

Skill Level: Intermediate

Description: The presenter offers a deep dive into evidence-based strategies to reduce and eliminate suicides. Join us as we explore comprehensive efforts rooted in research, particularly focusing on two well-established models aligned with the Zero Suicide Initiative: The Monitor for Suicide Prevention model (AIM-SP) and the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS). Gain valuable insights into the practical application of these models within primary care settings, emphasizing the importance of a holistic approach to suicide prevention.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to

  • Examine evidence-based suicide prevention models focusing on the Monitor for Suicide Prevention model (AIM-SP) and the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) initiatives.
  • Develop screening and assessment competencies that address risk factors, evidence-based screening tools, and that guide intervention strategies.
  • Implement suicide prevention strategies to promote collaborative care and interdisciplinary communication fostering a cohesive approach to patient care that integrates mental health considerations in the primary care setting.