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Reducing Suicide Risk

Featuring:

Suma Chand, PhD
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Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am
- 1:00 am ET

This webinar describes some of the factors that have been identified as operating to increase the risk of suicidal behaviors. The important protective factors that function to prevent suicide are detailed. The webinar outlines aspects of treatment using an evidence based therapy, namely cognitive behavior therapy which has been found to help with reducing risk and preventing suicide.  

Read Suma's accompanying blog post "Reducing Suicide Risk."

Presenter(s) Biography

Suma Chand, PhD

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Suma Chand, PhD, is a Professor and Director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, St Louis University School of Medicine.  She is involved in the training of Psychiatry residents and fellows in CBT and as a SLUCare Provider runs CBT clinics for adults and older adults offering individual and group CBT. Dr. Chand's clinical and research interests are in the areas of CBT for adults and older adults with anxiety and depressive disorders, sleep related problems and maladaptive perfectionism. She also writes blog posts on mental health topics. Dr. Chand is a member of the  Public Education Committee of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Social Anxiety Center.

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