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

Date: 2018
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


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

Treatments and Brief Interventions for Suicide

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


Jobes imagesEvidence-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 


Jobes imageSuicide-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.