About this event
Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS)
A training with Dr. Raymond Tucker, suicide prevention researcher and professor, on the CAMS Care Framework.

Learning Objectives:
Summarize the four central tenets of the CAMS philosophy
Identify five transtheoretical risk factors associated with suicidal thoughts, feelings, and behaviors
Explain the difference between suicide risk factors, warning signs, and drivers of suicide

Speaker Bio
Raymond P. Tucker is an associate professor of psychology at Louisiana State University and licensed clinical psychologist. He teaches undergraduate courses in psychology, graduate courses in clinical psychology, and founded the LSU Mitigation of Suicidal Behavior research laboratory. As a clinical assistant professor of psychology at LSU Health Sciences Center, Baton Rouge, he trains medical staff/trainees in suicide-specific evidence-based assessment and intervention protocols.

​Raymond’s research broadly focuses on the enhancement of theoretical models of suicide and suicide risk assessment tools. His work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Scattergood Behavioral Health, and the Franciscan Ministries. In 2020, he was named American Association of Suicidology’s Citizen Scientist for the role he has played in training his local community and LSU’s Rising Faculty Research Award for his contributions to academic psychology.

Raymond also serves as a consultant for Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) Care and provides trainings in the evidence-based suicide prevention framework to behavioral health providers across the world. In his role as director of the National Suicidology Training Center, Raymond provides trainings on a series of suicide-specific interventions, including suicide safety planning, postvention programming, and motivational interviewing for suicide prevention.

Accreditation Statement:
CE Credits: 2.0
The Wellness Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TWI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The New York State Education Department recognizes the Wellness Institute as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Psychologists, LMSWs, LCSWs, LMHCs and LMFTs.
Social Workers, LMFTs, and LPC/LMHC in many states can satisfy their continuing education requirements at this event. Contact [email protected] for more information.
For beginner, intermediate, and advanced professionals.
The Wellness Institute, the event planners, and the presenters receive no commercial support for this program.