This workshop is offered at a reduced cost thanks to our Soldier Suicide Prevention Scholarship, which provides training scholarships for mental health professionals treating active-duty and/or veteran military members and their families.
Learn to treat military personnel and veterans with suicide-related ideation and/or behaviors from Beck Institute faculty Marjan Holloway, PhD. This three-day experiential workshop will provide an overview of evidence-based cognitive behavioral strategies including instruction on both outpatient and inpatient delivery of the interventions. Emphasis will be placed on risk and protective indicators for the military and veteran communities.
3 Days, Mon-Wed: 8:15am – 4:00pm
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$600, thanks to our Soldier Suicide Prevention Scholarship, which provides training scholarships for mental health professionals treating active-duty and/or veteran military members and their families.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the public health significance of suicide among military personnel and veterans.
- Use the cognitive behavioral model to conceptualize military personnel and veterans with suicide-related ideation and/or behaviors.
- Structure cognitive behavioral sessions, set goals, assign action plan(s), and elicit/provide feedback.
- Assess for motivation, ambivalence, and readiness for change to best tailor the treatment.
- Identify underdeveloped and overdeveloped skills that exacerbate suicide risk based on the cognitive behavioral case conceptualization.
- Implement cognitive and behavioral strategies within each of the three phases of an efficacious cognitive behavioral outpatient protocol for the prevention of suicide.
- Complete a step by step safety plan with military personnel and veterans with suicide-related ideation and/or behaviors.
- Describe the treatment phases of Post Admission Cognitive Therapy (PACT), as an adapted inpatient treatment program for the prevention of suicide among military personnel and veterans.
- Monitor suicide risk and manage suicidal crises throughout the course of treatment.
- Use web-based and research-based resources to deliver effective suicide prevention practices.
- Identify therapist maladaptive cognitions often activated by work with suicidal military personnel and/or veterans.
- Understand the importance of self-care and the warning signs of professional burnout.
Travel and Hotel Information
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There are two hotels within walking distance of the Beck Institute with special rates available. The Hilton City Avenue is directly across the street, and the Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue (formerly the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West) is about a ten-minute walk from Beck Institute. The Courtyard also offers a shuttle to Beck Institute trainees that will take you to and from our office each morning and afternoon.