Youth Suicide: August 2017

3.00 CME
180 MINS
$30 FEE
Psych Annals August 2017 Cover


Table of Contents

Identifying and Responding to Suicide Risk in Schools

Jonathan B. Singer, PhD, LCSW

Suicide Among College Students: Risk and Approaches to Prevention and Management

Victor Schwartz, MD

Attachment-Based Family Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents: An Overview

Quintin Hunt, MS; Jesse Sandoval-Barrett, MD; and Guy Diamond, PhD

An Overview and Comparison of Two Proposed Suicide-Specific Diagnoses: Acute Suicidal Affective Disturbance and Suicide Crisis Syndrome

Megan L. Rogers, MS; Igor Galynker, MD, PhD; Zimri Yaseen, MD; Kayla DeFazio, BA; and Thomas E. Joiner, PhD

Uncovering a Patient’s Hidden Method of Choice for Suicide: Insights from the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events (CASE Approach)

Shawn Christopher Shea, MD

Sponsorship Statement

This CME activity is jointly sponsored by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals.

Support Statement

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Learning Objectives

1. Recognize the empirical evidence and best-practice protocols for addressing suicide risk in K-12 schools in the United States.

2. Identify the elements of a public health approach to suicide prevention on college campuses.

3. Describe the diagnostic criteria for two potential suicide-specific diagnoses: acute suicidal affective disturbance and suicide crisis syndrome.

4. Describe the five main treatment tasks of Attachment-Based Family Therapy.

5. Define five interviewing techniques for uncovering a patient’s method of choice for suicide and the seriousness of his or her intent.

Faculty names and affiliations:  See authors above

Guest Editor: Jonathan B. Singer, PhD, LCSW

Reviewer names:  Jan Fawcett, MD, Editor, Psychiatric Annals; Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, CME Coordinator, Psychiatric Annals

Disclosure Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears at the beginning of each CME-accredited article in this issue and also on this page.

Faculty members report the following financial relationships:   Jan Fawcett, MD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Appliance Computing Inc. (Mindsite); Astra Zeneca; Brain Cells, Inc.; Brandeis University; Bristol Myers Squibb; Clintara, Dianippon Sumitomo/Sepracor; Eli Lilly and Company; EpiQ, Forest; Johnson and Johnson; Labopharm; Merck; Methylation Science; Novartis; PamLabs; PGx Health; Shire; Schering-Plough; Sunovion; Takeda/Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals; Targacept; Teva: Consultant. APSARD; Belvoir Publishing; Boston Center for the Arts; University of Texas Southwestern Dallas; Hillside Hospital; American Drug Utilization Review; American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology; Bayamon Region Psychiatric Society; Baystate Medical Center; Canadian Psychiatric Association; Columbia University; Douglas Hospital/McGill University; IMEDEX; International Society for Bipolar Disorders; Israel Society for Biological Psychiatry; John Hopkins University; MJ Consulting; Massachusetts Association of College Counselors; Medscape; MBL Publishing; Physicians Postgraduate Press; Ryan Licht Sang Foundation; Slack Publishing; SUNY Buffalo; University of Florida; University of Miami; University of Wisconsin; University of Pisa; SciMed: Honoraria / travel expenses. Appliance Computing, Inc.; Brain Cells, Inc.: Stock options. AHRQ; Cephalon; Forest; Mylan; NIMH; PamLabs; Pfizer Pharmaceuticals; Takeda; Elan; Shire: Grant / research support.

Authors report the following financial relationships: Jonathan B. Singer discloses royalties received for the book Suicide in Schools: A Practitioner’s Guide to Multi-level Prevention, Assessment, Intervention, and Postvention. Victor Schwartz has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Quintin Hunt has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Jesse Sandoval-Barrett has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Guy Diamond has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Megan L. Rogers has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Igor Galynker has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Zimri Yaseen has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Kayla DeFazio has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Thomas E. Joiner has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Shawn Christopher Shea has received payment from the Training Institute for Suicide Assessment & Clinical Interviewing, Inc., for work on their speakers bureau and honoraria from Elsevier. Signed disclosures are on file at Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Accreditation statement(s)

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SLACK Incorporated. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit designation: AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Release date:  August 1, 2017. Expiration Date:  September 1, 2020.

How to Participate

To participate in this CME activity, you must read the learning objectives, answer the pretest questions, read the articles, complete the CME posttest, and complete the evaluation. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering 70% of the posttest questions correctly. Upon receipt of the completed materials, if a satisfactory score on the posttest is achieved, AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ certificate.

Target Audience

This CME activity is primarily targeted to patient-caring psychiatrists, physicians specializing in psychiatry and others allied to the field. There are no specific background requirements for participants taking this activity. Learning objectives and author disclosures are found at the beginning of each CME article.

Unlabeled and Investigational Usage Statement

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of FDA-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage.

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