- VideosDavid Jobes, PhD, ABPP, Professor of Psychology, Associate Director of Clinical Training, The Catholic University of America, outlines the evidence-based interventions that directly address suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
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This guide provides interventions to treat for suicidal ideation, self-harm, and suicide attempts among youth. It provides research on implementation and examples of the ways that these recommendations can be implemented.
- ToolsThe Treatments and Brief Interventions for Suicide-Specific Care lists and describes evidence-based suicide specific treatments and evidence-based suicide-specific brief interventions.
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Dr. David Jobes discusses the science behind suicide-specific brief interventions.
Dr. David Jobes provides an overview of the most promising evidence-based psychological treatments for suicidal ideation.
- ReadingsDialectical Behavior Therapy with American Indian/Alaska Native Adolescents Diagnosed with Substance Use Disorders
Beckstead, D. J., Lambert, M. J., DuBose, A. P., & Linehan, M. (2015). Dialectical behavior therapy with American Indian/Alaska Native adolescents diagnosed with substance use disorders: Combining an evidence based treatment with cultural, traditional, and spiritual beliefs. Addictive behaviors,51, 84-87.
- ReadingsHonoring Children, Mending the Circle: Cultural Adaptation of Trauma‐Focused Cognitive‐Behavioral Therapy
Bigfoot, D. S., & Schmidt, S. R. (2010). Honoring children, mending the circle: cultural adaptation of trauma‐focused cognitive‐behavioral therapy for American Indian and Alaska Native children. Journal of clinical psychology,66(8), 847-856.
David Jobes, PhD, ABPP, Professor of Psychology, Associate Director of Clinical Training, The Catholic University of America, discusses a "Stepped Care" model for suicide prevention.
Reducing a suicidal person’s access to highly lethal means is an important part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. This website from the Harvard School of Public Health describes how a person attempts suicide plays an important role in whether they live or die.