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Virtual Grand Rounds: Psychiatrist/Therapist Reactions to Patient Suicide

Silver Hill Hospital
Presented by

Michael Gitlin, M.D.
Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Live Presentation via Zoom

Although suicides are infrequent in the practice of mental health professionals, they can be very troubling when they occur. After reviewing the prevalence of suicide in clinical practice, this talk will focus on the typical psychological reactions of mental health professionals to patient suicides, predictors of more intense psychological reactions to patient suicide, and optimal methods of coping with patient suicide.

Accreditation Statement: Silver Hill Hospital is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: Silver Hill Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These programs have been approved for 1.5 Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal. Approval also meets the continuing education criteria for CT LMFTs, LPCs, and licensed psychologists.

Disclosure: No one in control of content has indicated a relevant financial relationship with an ACCME defined commercial interest.