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In-Person Seminar

TX Suicide and Self-Harm in Adolescents: Effective Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Young People in Crisis


Speaker:
Tony L. Sheppard, PsyD, CGP, ABPP, AGPA-F
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LIP053365
Brochure Code:
HOU90547
Media Type:
In-Person Seminar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD | Live Webinar
Location:
Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center - Houston, Texas

Dates

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Description

Helping young people heal is your greatest reward.

But when treating adolescents with depression, anxiety, and trauma the full extent of their suffering is not always obvious.  Many in distress wear a mask of strength while secretly harming themselves or hiding their struggle with thoughts of suicide. You worry that you could be missing critical signs.

This seminar will provide you with the assessment tools you need to unmask self-harming and suicidal thoughts, adapt interventions from DBT and CBT to work with the distinct challenges of treating suicidal and self-harming adolescents, and manage the specific confidentiality and liability issues that accompany working with minors.

There’s too much at stake to be unprepared!

Sign up today and leave this critical program confident and capable in using these vital assessment tools and treatment techniques to bring hope and healing to vulnerable young clients!

Credits

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



* Credit Note - *

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate. For the in-person event, after attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will need to log into their online account to complete the online evaluation (and, if applicable for your profession, the online post-test with 80% passing score). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, Q&A, and others. After completion of the evaluation (and post-test, if applicable), participants can download/print their certificate of completion. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance will be available in the attendee online account after completion of the evaluation and online post-test (if the test is required for your profession). An adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be sent within 30 days (if your board allows).

Continuing Education Information: Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live, in-person event only. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  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 profession's standards.

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 6.25 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Counselors - Counselors

This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Counselors - Texas Counselors

This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors no longer approves programs or providers. PESI activities meet the continuing education requirements as listed in Title 22 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 681, Subchapter J, Section 681.142 Acceptable Continuing Education. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Social Workers - Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2023 - January 27, 2026. Social workers completing this course receive 6.25 Clinical continuing education credits.

 

Course Level: Intermediate Format: In-person.  Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Social Workers - Social Workers (NASW)

This live program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886759332-3357 ) for 6.0 continuing education contact hours in Clinical Social Work .


Psychologists - Texas Psychologists

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25 professional development credit hours for Texas Psychologists. Pursuant to Board rule 461.11, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists accepts programs by formally organized groups providing professional development that is directly related to the practice of psychology; and professional associations relating to other mental health professions such as social work. PESI is a formally organized group dedicated to providing professional development programs for psychologists, social workers and other mental health professions. 


Marriage & Family Therapists - Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Marriage & Family Therapists - Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists no longer approves programs or providers. PESI activities meet the continuing education requirements as listed in Title 22 of the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 801, Subchapter K, Section 801.264 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Addiction Counselors - NAADAC

NAADAC

This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 


Educators/Teachers

This course is designed to qualify towards your professional development requirement. The course is 6.25 clock hours in length.


Texas Educators

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a CPE Provider #500-981 for Texas Educators by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBED). This course qualifies for 6.0 CPE clock hours. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.25 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



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Speaker

Tony L. Sheppard, PsyD, CGP, ABPP, AGPA-F's Profile

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Tony Sheppard, PsyD, CGP, ABPP, AGPA-F, specializes in treating young people suffering from psychiatric issues including self-harm and suicide. A licensed psychologist and certified group psychotherapist, Tony brings over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults to his clinical practice. In addition to his private practice, Groupworks, he has trained hundreds of clinicians, educators, nurses, and physicians across the country in the treatment of self-harm and suicide and is the author of a training curriculum in group psychotherapy. He is board certified in group psychology.

Tony’s clinical approach draws from interpersonal neurobiology, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and positive psychology. His creative and interactive delivery style will draw you into the dire nature of youth suicide and self-harm and have you leave feeling confident and prepared to handle this most important work.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Tony Sheppard is the founder and director of Groupworks Psychological Services and has an employment relationship with Spalding University. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Sheppard receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Tony Sheppard has no relevant non-financial relationships.


Additional Info

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Live Event Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Timeline for Completion

Please complete the CE quiz and/or evaluation within one week after the event.


Objectives

  1. Employ clinical screening and assessment tools to help you determine which clients present the highest risk for suicide.
  2. Apply motivational techniques that engage resistant suicidal and self-harming teens in the therapeutic process.
  3. Develop strategies for incorporating schools and peer groups into your treatment plans for suicidal and self-harming clients, and communicate how this multi-systemic approach can improve treatment outcomes.
  4. Articulate how alternative coping strategies can be introduced in-session to help self-injuring clients manage triggering situations without engaging in self-harm.
  5. Communicate how clinicians can foster support among family members with techniques that promote problem solving and communication, and help young people feel in control and part of the therapeutic process.
  6. Utilize therapeutic interventions from Dialectical Behavior Therapy to improve your client’s coping skills and interpersonal effectiveness.

Outline

Suicide and NSSI
  • The relationship between suicide and self-injurious behavior
  • When clients present with depression, anxiety, trauma
  • Confidentiality, documentation, and legal considerations
Assessment Tools for Adolescents
  • Formal assessment tools for NSSI
    • Recency and frequency
    • Severity
    • Triggers
    • Who’s aware
  • Suicide risk assessment
    • SAFE-T
    • C-SSRS
    • Ideation, plan, means, intent
    • Level of risk, intervention and when to hospitalize
Motivational Interviewing Techniques That Engage Young People in Treatment
  • Tips to quickly establish rapport
  • Using the Stages to Change/Motivational Interviewing Model in Treatment
  • Overcome therapy interfering behaviors
  • When parents are ready for change NOW!
Adapt DBT for Use with Adolescents
  • Track suicidal and self-harming urges with diary cards
  • Reduce emotional reactivity and improve distress tolerance
  • Identifying emotions and triggers
  • Mindfulness practices and relaxation techniques
  • Reproducible handouts and checklists
CBT Interventions to Build Coping Skills and Manage Crisis
  • ”Thought flipping” to maintain positive focus
  • Address body image issues
  • Create opportunities to build resilience, self-efficacy and self-control
  • Handle suicidal crisis – self-soothing and distraction techniques
Effectively Work with Parents, Peers and Schools
  • Interpersonal effectiveness skills for adolescents
  • Training exercises to convey feelings/read the feelings of others
  • Integrate parents into treatment
    • Parental behaviors that can do more harm than good
    • Means restriction strategies for safe home environments
  • Involve schools and peers
    • Learn to build “Trusted Adult” support networks
    • Peer education approaches that create support
    • Minimize the impact of bullying

Target Audience

  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • Case Managers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Nurses
  • School Counselors
  • School Social Workers
  • School Psychologists
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

Reviews

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Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 4

Comments

Heather K

"I immensely benefited from this training as I work often with adolescent clients dealing with NSSI and suicidal thoughts/plans/intent. It was good to learn more of the evidenced based practices and hear Tony Sheppard counter some of the classic grad school practices that haven't been helpful."

Carolyn A

"Excellent course, very organized and informative, excellent presenter"

Kathryn W

"good educational presentation good case examples given very helpful "

Stacey K

"Very helpful, thank you!"

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