An interactive workshop for behavioral health providers on how to work with suicidal clients in therapy.

About this event
The Wellness Institute invites you to a live training with Dr. Mathew Wintersteen, an expert on interacting with suicidal clients in therapy.

Learn ing Objectives:

– Develop evidence-based safety plans for suicidal individuals, in collaboration with affected families and

– Identify approaches to self-care when managing suicidal individuals in the caseload

Accreditation Statement:

CE Credit: 2.0

The Wellness Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TWI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Social Workers, LMFTs, and LPC/LMHCs in most states can satisfy their continuing education requirements at APA-approved sponsor’s events.

About Dr. Wintersteen

Dr. Wintersteen is Associate Professor and Director of Research in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. In collaboration with OMHSAS, he has served as Co-Investigator and Co-Program Developer of several SAMHSA-funded programs focused on youth suicide prevention across Pennsylvania. He is Director of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Suicide Prevention Coalition and co-chairs the Delaware Valley Medical Student Wellness Collaborative. In addition to his grant-funded projects, Dr. Wintersteen has served on national task forces convened by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, the American Association of Suicidology, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and the National Institute of Mental Health. He was a consultant to the National Center for the Prevention of Youth Suicide (NCPYS) and served as the Co-Chair of the Pennsylvania Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative for nearly a decade. As a clinical psychologist at Jefferson, Dr. Wintersteen provides clinical care, educates students and residents, and carries out his research on youth suicide prevention.