David Jobes, PhD, on Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments and Suicide-Specific Brief Interventions


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Video/Audio Recording
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) and Universal Health Systems (UHS)
Education Development Center, Inc (EDC)

In these two brief videos, David Jobes  describes evidence-based psychological treatments and suicide-specific brief interventions for people who have attempted or are at risk for suicide.

Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments

This video covers three types of evidence-based, suicide-specific

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy 
  • Two forms of suicide-specific cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality 

Suicide-Specific Brief Interventions

This video covers four evidence-based brief interventions for

  • Teachable Moment Brief Intervention 
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Safety Planning
  • Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program 

Created by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, Education Development Center, and Universal Health Systems.

To find more resources about evidence-based treatments for suicide, go to http://zerosuicide.sprc.org/toolkit/treat.