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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Suicide Prevention (CBT-SP):
An Evidence-Based Structured Treatment for Suicide Prevention

Live Real-Time Interactive Webinar

Suicide is a leading cause of preventable death in the United States and worldwide. Studies show that 83% of individuals who die by suicide saw a healthcare provider within one year of death, nearly 50% saw a primary care provider within one month of death, and 20% saw a mental health provider within one month of death. Thus, health and behavioral healthcare providers have a significant opportunity to contribute to suicide prevention efforts.  Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for suicide prevention is an evidence-based intervention is a valuable and effective approach to use in practice for clients at risk for suicide, experiencing suicidal ideation, and/or engaging in suicide behavior.


This workshop will inform providers about CBT for suicide prevention theory, the treatment process and structure, and prepare providers to apply skills with clients in practice.

About the Course

October 6, 2023


Live Real-Time Interactive Webinar

8:30AM-4:00PM ET

Credit Hours - Details Below

6.0 Live Interactive CE Credit Hours


$149 through Sept 29, 2023

$165 after Sept 29, 2023

$129/person for Groups 3+

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Target Audience

Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, Addictions Counselors, other mental health professionals

Course Level


Course Instructor

Lindsay A. Bornheimer, PhD, LCSW

Lindsay A. Bornheimer, PhD, LCSW
Lindsay A. Bornheimer, PhD, LCSW

Dr. Lindsay Bornheimer is an Assistant Professor in the University of Michigan School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Bornheimer's research aims to examine suicide risk and protective factors, advance theories of suicide and develop and test cognitive-behavioral interventions along with their implementation. Dr. Bornheimer was trained during a predoctoral fellowship at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Washington University in St. Louis Brown School of Social Work.  

Dr. Bornheimer's background in psychology and social work involves specific training and expertise in adult mental health practice. She is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with over ten years of expertise in psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and families in both public and private settings. She completed her clinical training at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, and has extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). 

Course Objectives

  • Name one risk factor for suicide

  • Formulate a cognitive case conceptualization for a client at risk for suicide

  • Describe one step of suicide safety planning

  • Explain the structured phases of CBT for suicide prevention treatment

  • Differentiate between specific skills used in cognitive and behavioral areas of treatment

  • Demonstrate the use of CBT for suicide prevention skills with a clinical case

After attending this training, participants will be able to...

Course Agenda

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