Suicide Risk Stratification

Cohen Veterans Network has released findings from its study on clinical decision-making in suicide risk assessment. Researchers from CVN-IQ reported a number of compelling lessons learned, including that measurement-based care complements clinical judgement in suicide risk assessment and intervention when implementedwith fidelity; suicide risk assessment and management are continuous and collaborative; and clinician transparency is a critical element in building therapeutic alliance with active duty and veteran clients. Sign up to download the full report of Lessons Learned with implications for suicide prevention policy, practice, and research.

The network has simultaneously launched the CVN Suicide Risk Stratification Training Package for Clinicians, available to the field at no cost, to help mental health providers enhance their clinical skills around understanding and managing suicide risk. A vital tool to help clinicians refine their skills in assessing suicide risk, the package includes a Training Guide with Training Vignettes. Sign up to download the Training Package.