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Suicide Assessments w/ Dr. Ken Sanders, LPC

Dwight Willis

Friday, February 1, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:15 PM (PST)

Tucker, GA

Suicide Assessments w/  Dr. Ken Sanders, LPC

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Suicide objectives

Identify risk factors and reasons for suicide

  • Definition
  • Risk factors
  • Mental illness

Discuss the theories regarding the causes of suicide

  • As a complex act
  • Genetic theorists
  • Interpersonal factors
  • Behaviors theorists

Outline the assessment process for a suicidal client

  • The taboo topic
  • Protective factors
  • Client’s behaviors
  • Affective characteristics
  • Cognitive components
  • Interpersonal relationships

Develop a safe, comprehensive plan of care

  • Keep the client alive
  • Priorities of care
  • Develop and implement the plan

Discuss the key points in counseling a suicidal client

  • Listen carefully
  • Identify the concerns/fears
  • Manage high risk symptoms

Treatment planning  - What is a good treatment plan

  • Format
  • Three tiered system (goals, objectives, and interventions)

Methods of assessment

  • Formal vs. informal
  • Objective vs. subjective
  • Inventories
  • Clinical interviews
  • Mental status exams

Case Conceptualization

  • Identifying patterns and themes
  • Applying a theory
  • Cultural factors
  • Assessing a client’s motivation for change

Diagnosis

  • Purpose
  • Reasons to be skilled in diagnosis
  • Risks and concerns
  • Using the DSM-IV-TR

Comprehensive Models

  • BASIC ID
  • DO A CLIENT MAP

 

 

About

Dr. Ken Sanders, LPC

Ken Sanders, Ph.D., is a licensed professional counselor who has a private practice in Downtown Decatur. With close to 20 years of professional experiences, Dr. Sanders has served in the following capacities; middle school teacher, school counselor, K-12 administrator, adjunct professor, and counselor in private practice.  He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and has more than 20 national presentations at American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, American School Counselor Association, to name a few.

Dr. Sanders, licensed for 12 years, works with couples, adults, and adolescents in a wide range of areas that include: Career counseling, couples counseling, GLBT population, anxiety, depression, HIV/AIDS, family issues, and adjustment issues.

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When & Where



DoubleTree Hotel
4156 Lavista Rd
Tucker, GA 30345

Friday, February 1, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 1:15 PM (PST)


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Dwight Willis

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