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Seminar Detail

Suicide & Self-Mutilation: Stopping the Pain

Where:
WOBURN, MA
When:
Monday, August 4, 2014 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This event is not currently available for purchase.

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Course Description:

After examining the goals of suicide and the goals that the self-mutilator desires to achieve, you will delve into treatment strategies that will help guide your client to achieve those goals with other, less damaging strategies. Gain insight into which personality types are most vulnerable to acts of suicide and self-mutilation, as well as the essential link between these behaviors and addiction disorders. Most importantly, your attention will be focused on the treatment relationship and the key to hope for both the suicidal and the self-harm clients.

Objectives:
  1. Develop the bio-social-psychological profile suicide.
  2. Identify the one form of self-mutilation that completed suicide.
  3. State the seven basic goals of self-mutilation.
  4. Explain how intent differentiates self-mutilation from suicide attempts.
  5. Describe the major risk factor/warning sign for a pending suicide completion.
  6. Implement three basic treatment strategies for positive outcomes with the suicidal and self-mutilating client.
  7. Summarize the four questions you need to ask a suicidal person when determining the need for a protective environment.
  8. Recognize the two fueling emotions of suicide.
  9. Express the role of addictions in the suicidal and self-mutilating population.

JACK KLOTT, MSSA, LCSW, CSWW, SUICIDOLOGIST

Jack Klott, MSSA, LCSW, CSWW, Suicidologist, and national speaker has helped and educated tens of thousands in his 45 years of suicide and self-harm client work. Jack is a 35-year member of the American Association of Suicidology and was a founder of the Michigan Association of Suicidology (where he has been recognized for his contribution to suicide prevention in Michigan). He authored the national best-sellers The Suicide and Homicide Risk Assessment and Prevention Treatment Planner (Wiley, 2004), The Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment Planner (Wiley, 2006), and Suicide and Psychological Pain: Prevention That Works (PESI Publishing & Media, 2012). He is a popular and sought-after seminar speaker on suicide prevention, motivational Interviewing, co-occurring disorders and the DSM®. Attendees rave about his unique teaching gift of weaving expertise, passion and compassion into practical, understandable and usable information.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jack Klott receives royalties as an author for PESI Publishing & Media and Wiley & Son Publishing. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Jack Klott is a member of the American Association of Suicidology; and the Michigan Association for Suicide Prevention.
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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.

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