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Webinar – Introducing the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicide (CAMS) approach

29 November 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This webinar is free. To register for the webinar you need to sign into your BPS user account or create a new account.
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The CAMS model has been trialled and delivered in many clinical environments in many countries around the world.

With over 30 years of research and clinical practice behind its development the CAMS is a flexible tool that can be adopted by many clinicians in many environments.

This webinar will overview the philosophy, content and delivery of the CAMS model.

Research supporting effectiveness will be overviewed and its establishment and delivery in a busy public mental health service will be described

The North Dublin Suicide Assessment and Treatment service (SATS) was established in 2013 by the psychologists allocated to community mental health teams in a large urban catchment.

This service structure reaches 7 CMHTs, acute inpatient care and mental health services for older adults. Over this time we have delivered suicide specific interventions to dozens of suicidal people attending for mental health services. 

Target audience

This webinar is suitable for all however most relevant to those delivering psychology services in mental health settings. It is also suitable for all mental health professionals.

Learning Outcomes

1. Be familiar with the CAMS and the Suicide Status Form

2. Understand the procedure involved in delivering the CAMS

3. Be aware of the research supporting effectiveness of the CAMS

4. Be aware of other key models and theories in the field of clinical suicidology

5. Be aware of a practical example of service delivery using the CAMS in a mental health setting.

Facilitator: Dr Eoin Galavan

Eoin is a highly experienced clinician have worked with dozens of suicidal people using the CAMS model. Eoin is the lead for the SATS and previously the lead for the North Dublin DBT program.

He is clinical tutor, supervising psychologist and occasional lecturer with the DClinPsych at Trinity College Dublin.

Eoin frequently delivers conference presentations on the topic of Suicide and has trained hundreds of practitioners in the use of the CAMS both nationally and internationally. 

This webinar is free.

To register for the webinar you need to sign into your BPS user account or create a new account by clicking the ‘create an account’ button to set one up.

When signed into your new or existing account, click the ‘register’ button to book onto the webinar.

Please note: Online bookings will close on 27 November 2019 at midday.  

For further information please contact [email protected]

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