"Why People Die by Suicide" Special Presentation by Dr. Thomas Joiner (click here for more information)
The presentation is co-sponsored by Washington County Public Health, Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Council and Older Adult Behavioral Health Program.
Dr. Thomas Joiner grew up in Georgia, went to college at Princeton, and received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. He is Distinguished Research Professor and The Bright-Burton Professor in the Department of Psychology at Florida State University. Dr. Joiner’s work is on the psychology, neurobiology, and treatment of suicidal behavior and related conditions. Author of over 385 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Joiner was recently awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Shneidman Award for excellence in suicide research from the American Association of Suicidology, and the Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions from the American Psychological Association, as well as research grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and various foundations. Dr. Joiner is editor of the American Psychological Association’s Clinician’s Research Digest, editor of the Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology, and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, and he has authored or edited fifteen books, including Why People Die By Suicide, published in 2005 by Harvard University Press.Three CEU's have been approved from the NASW. Disclosures are pending.
|Class Date||07/13/2017 1:00 pm|
|Event End Date||07/13/2017 4:00 pm|