Suicide Prevention in Pediatric Primary Care

Date:
May 21, 2021 from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. (ET)

As part of our continuing Behavioral Health Webinar Series, participant will learn ways to best support their patients by understanding the risk of suicide, identifying range of severity, learn how to identify these risks and asses the patient to formulate risk and support care planning.

Objectives

  1. Developing an understanding of the risk of suicide for patients seen in pediatric primary care.
  2. Identifying the range of severity and intensity of suicidal ideation and behavior that may be part of their patients’ history.
  3. Increasing knowledge of how to inquire about suicidal ideation, behavior, and risk factors.
  4. Using the suicide assessment to formulate risk and support care planning.

Speakers

  • Stephen Soffer, PhD, is a psychologist and director of outpatient services in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at CHOP.
  • O'Nisha Shanette Lawrence, MD, is a psychiatrist and Medical Director of outpatient services in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at CHOP.

Contact

Shelly Norbury

856-397-5588

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ACCME Accreditation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: O'Nisha Shanette Lawrence, MD, (Speaker), Stephen Soffer, PhD (Speaker), Lisa Biggs, MD (CHOP Talks Course Director) and Monica S. Williams (CME Planner) and others as appropriate have no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest to disclose.