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22nd Annual Conference

David A. Jobes, Ph.D., ABPP

Innovations in Clinical Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Patients

David A. Jobes, Ph.D.

Friday, April 15, 2016

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About the presenter

David A. Jobes, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychology and Assoc. Dir. of Clinical Training at The Catholic University of America; also an adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His research and writing on suicide has produced numerous peer reviewed publications. As an internationally recognized suicidologist, Dr. Jobes is a past President of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) and was a recipient of that organization's 1995 "Shneidman Award" in recognition of early career contribution to suicide research. He also received the 2012 AAS "Dublin Award" in recognition of career contribution in suicideology. He has served as a research consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and has been a consultant to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, the FBI, the Dept. of Defense, and Veterans Affairs. Dr. Jobes is a member of the Scientific Council of the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and he is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Board certified in clinical psychology, Dr. Jobes also maintains a private clinical and forensic practice at the Washington Psychological Center.


8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:30 a.m. Innovations in clinical risk assessment
10:30 a.m. A refreshing break
10:45 a.m. Innovations in treating suicidal risk
12:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m. Featured discussion of the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS)
2:45 p.m. A necessary break
3:00 p.m. Ethical considerations and decreasing liability
4:30 p.m. Complete Evaluation and pick up Documentation of Attendance


At the end of this workshop participants will learn about:

  • Interview and scale-based assessment of suicidal risk
  • Interventions for effectively treating suicidal risk
  • The us of CAMS with suicidal clients
  • Suicide-related ethics and clinical risk management

Conference Location

Utah State University
Innovation Campus
Space Dynamics Lab. Bldg. 489
Logan, UT 84321
(enter at 1650 North 400 East)

Registration Form:

Professional Fees
$105 Early Registration - Postmarked by March 31.
$115 General Registration
$130 At the door.

Student Fees
$ 60 General Registration
$ 75 At the door

Institutional Rate
$ 90 Registration fee per person with 4 or more registering together from the same institution/agency.

USU Faculty/Staff
$ 90 USU Faculty/Staff

Refund Policy
Refunds less $15 must be requested in writing and received by 9:00 a.m. on April 15.
No refunds after April 15.

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