Suicide Assessment and Prevention Course 2022

National experts present current advances in suicide-focused assessment and treatment

The suicide rate has increased significantly over the past two decades, with nearly 50,000 people currently dying from suicide in America each year.

To respond to our field’s most pressing clinical challenge, McLean Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine asked national suicide experts to present the most recent, cutting-edge advances in suicide-focused assessment and treatment.

This event took place on October 26, 2022.

Watch the sessions on demand below or view the event agenda.

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The Impact of Suicide

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The October 26, 2022 event was viewed by thousands of attendees from around the globe. Read more about the live virtual event.

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Course Agenda

Welcome Remarks (15m)

Douglas G. Jacobs, MD, McLean Hospital
Alan F. Schatzberg, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Overview of Adolescent Suicide (30m)

David A. Brent, MD, University of Pittsburgh

Application of Dialectical Behavior Therapy to Suicidality in Adolescents (30m)

Blaise Aguirre, MD, McLean Hospital

Disparities in Suicide Risk Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults (30m)

Rajeev Ramchand, PhD, RAND Corporation

Current Status: Innovations in Clinical Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Risk (30m)

David Jobes, PhD, Catholic University of America

Current Status: Psychopharmacology for Suicide Prevention (30m)

Ross J. Baldessarini, MD, McLean Hospital

Physician Training as a Model for Understanding Depression and Suicidality Under Stress (30m)

Srijan Sen, MD, PhD, University of Michigan

Perseverations as a Risk Factor for Suicide (30m)

Carolyn Rodriguez, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine

How New Technologies Are Changing the Way We Study and Treat Suicidal Behaviors (30m)

Matthew Nock, PhD, Harvard University

Accelerated Theta Burst Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Suicide Prevention – Clinical Utilization of TMS (30m)

Nolan Williams, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Substance Use Disorders and Suicide (30m)

Hilary S. Connery, MD, PhD, McLean Hospital

A Dialogue With a Physician About His Struggle With Suicidality and Mental Illness (30m)

Justin L. Bullock, MD, MPH, University of Washington School of Medicine
With Douglas G. Jacobs, MD, McLean Hospital, and Alan F. Schatzberg, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Closing Remarks (15m)

Douglas G. Jacobs, MD, McLean Hospital
Alan F. Schatzberg, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

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