Behavioral Health On Demand: Suicide Assessment in 2021: Current Methods and Emerging Models

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This lecture will cover the fundamentals of suicide assessment, including a review of the latest research in the field. The current Beaumont Health suicide assessment policies will be reviewed along with an exploration of the system's current recommended assessment tool, the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS). Finally, emerging approaches to suicide assessment will be reviewed. Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the fundamentals of suicide assessment
  2. Apply the Beaumont Health System Purple Card Policy.
  3. Describe limitations of current suicide assessment approaches and the features of emerging models designed to address those limitations.

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