Cognitive Therapy for Suicide Prevention - September 19 and 20, 2019

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Cognitive Therapy for Suicide Prevention - September 19 and 20, 2019

This two day experiential workshop will provide an overview of evidence based cognitive behavioral strategies that can be utilized for the treatment of patients with suicide related ideation and/or behaviors. Coverage on both outpatient and inpatient delivery of the intervention will be provided. Emphasis will be placed on the adjunctive and trans-diagnostic nature of cognitive behavior therapy for suicide prevention.   PRESENTER   Noreen Reilly-Harrington, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and is an internationally recognized expert in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, with a particular expertise in treating bipolar disorder.  She has co-authored several books on bipolar disorder, including "Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Therapy Approach"(co-authored with Aaron T.

Beck), "Living with Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Individuals and Families," and "The Bipolar II Disorder Workbook: Managing Recurring Depression, Hypomania, and Anxiety." As suicide is a major risk factor in patients with bipolar disorder, Dr. Reilly-Harrington has written extensively about interventions to reduce suicide and self-harm in this population. She has served as the Director of Training and Assessment for the NIMH Bipolar Trials Network and has consulted on numerous studies to improve the reliability of clinical assessments. Over the past 20 years, she has been actively involved in research and has co-authored over 75 scientific articles and chapters, most recently co-authoring several papers examining the assessment and impact of suicidal ideation on the course of bipolar disorder..

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