APA-approved CE Sponsor

Title: Strategies to Encourage Fuller Disclosure Among Patients with Suicidal Thoughts

Date: January 20, 2022 at 12PM- 1PM CT

CE: 1 hour CE

Cost: $25

Presented by: Samuel Knapp, Ed.D., ABPP

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Clover Educational Consulting Group is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Clover Educational Consulting Group maintains responsibility for this program and its content


About the Training:

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the most frequent crisis encountered by psychologists. Non-disclosure of suicidal thoughts is very common, and Blanchard and Farber (2020) estimated that 21% of patients with suicidal thoughts deny having them when asked by their psychotherapists. This webinar identifies steps that psychologists can take to better identify patients who have suicidal thoughts or plans but who deny or minimize them.

Educational Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • Proactively address the reasons that patients conceal suicidal thoughts or plans;
  • Phrase questions to increase the likelihood of obtaining accurate information from their patients; and
  • Appropriately screen patients for suicidal thoughts.

About Dr. Knapp:

Dr. Samuel Knapp is a retired psychologist and was formerly the director of professional affairs for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. Dr. Knapp frequently writes and presents on ethical issues and suicide prevention and wrote Suicide Prevention: An Ethically and Scientifically Informed Approach, published by the American Psychological Association.

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