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Past Event : Working with Suicidal Clients with Eoin Galavan

 

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Dublin 2014

Event Title:   Working with Suicidal Clients

Description:  This talk will outline the Psychology of suicidality and suicidal behaviour, the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) model of working with suicidal clients and some of the therapeutic challenges faced by therapists, counsellors and psychologists in working with this client group. A theme of best practice and protective practice will be emphasised throughout.

Speaker:  Dr Eoin Galavan

 

Speaker Biography:  A Senior Clinical and Counselling Psychologist in the HSE and private practice. He works primarily with suicidal clients in both acute inpatient and community outpatient mental health services. Dr Galavan is the Clinical Lead for the North Dublin Suicide Assessment and Treatment Service, which utilises the CAMS model. Dr. Galavan is also team leader for the North Dublin ‘Evolve’ DBT program. Both of these services treat suicidality and self harm within the adult mental health patient population. Both programs provide data to national and international multi-site research projects evaluating the effectiveness of the models being utilised.

Date:  Friday, 17th October 2014

Time: 20:15 to 21:15

Address: Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8, Ireland

Available to Watch Online:  Yes

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