Intensive Services Grand Rounds

Working With the Suicidal Patient

Descartes Li, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Vice Chair for Education
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

  • Describe how impairments in autobiographical memory and problem solving may lead to suicidal behaviors
  • Outline basic principles of crisis intervention and case management in working with suicidal individuals
  • Be aware that the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) approach has garnered a strong evidence base


Intensive Services Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and are intended only for an audience of medical professionals.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available for licensed physicians participating in this activity. You must attend this event in-person and sign in to qualify for CME credit.

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Monday, April 27, 2020 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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