Curt Miller 
Brook Lane 
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 11:45 AM EST

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Important: This seminar is being offered as a ZOOM presentation. A link and directions to join the seminar will be emailed to registrants the week of the seminar.

Assessment and Intervention Strategies for
Prevention of Suicide Among High-Risk Youth

Tuesday, December 6, 2022  *  8:30 - 11:45 am (3 CEUs) 

(8:00 - 8:30 am: sign-in to Zoom wait room)

This program is funded in part by the William B. and Sylvia A. Hunsberger Fund

This Zoom seminar will focus on assessment and intervention strategies for the prevention of suicide among youth who have experienced significant mental health challenges and psychosis. Discussion will include disorders that increase the risk of suicide, protective and risk factors for suicide and the challenges of assessing individuals with acute mental health disorders for the risk of suicide. Participants will learn effective screening tools for a variety of settings and intervention strategies for prevention of suicide in youth.

At the conclusion of the program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss psychosis and other mental health disorders that increase the risk of suicide
  • Evaluate risk & protective factors 
  • Employ assessment and intervention tools for suicide
  • Discuss the challenges of assessing the risk of suicide in youth with acute mental illness and psychosis
  • Discuss challenges of assessing the risk of suicide in youth with acute mental illness and psychosisUnderstand unique considerations and challenges of assessing/treating suicide among diverse populations, including LGBTQ+ and diverse contexts


Pamela Rakhshan Rouhakhtar, PhD is a clinical psychologist and Assistant Research Scientist at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She is the co-director of the Clinical High-Risk for Psychosis program at the Strive for Wellness clinic, and a co-investigator of the NIH funded multi-site study “Youth Nominated Support Team for Suicidal Adolescents at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis.”

Keira O’Donovan, MA is a clinical psychology doctoral student at the University of Massachusetts Boston and a predoctoral psychology resident and incoming research fellow in the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.


Seminar Fee:  $79.00 (includes 3 CEUs)

CANCELLATION POLICY: A $10 processing fee will apply for all cancellations. To receive a refund, cancellations must be made in writing and received no later than one week prior to the seminar. No refunds/credits will be made after the one-week date or for no shows on the day of the program.

Continuing Education Information:

An important message about CEUs:  Brook Lane seminars are approved for continuing education credits as an entire event.  PARTIAL CREDIT WILL NOT BE AWARDED.  To assure that you receive continuing education credit, you must be on time and complete the entire seminar.

Counselors/Therapists: Brook Lane Health Services has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP TM) # 5452. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Brook Lane solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. This program will provide 3 clock hours; partial credit will not be awarded.

Social Workers: Brook Lane Health Services is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland.  This program will provide 3.0 credit hours of Category I continuing education; partial credit will not be awarded.   

Psychologists: The Maryland State Board of Examiners for Psychologists will accept continuing education hours provided by Brook Lane, an approved CE sponsor by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners.

Other Healthcare Professionals and Attendees: A certificate of completion noting the number of educational/contact hours will be provided for other disciplines to allow attendees to apply for CE credit as an individual.