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Managing Suicidal Risk
A Collaborative Approach

David A. Jobes
Foreword by Edwin S. Shneidman

222 Pages
Size: 8" x 10½"
A Paperback Original
July 2006
ISBN 978-1-59385-327-3
Cat. #5327
Price: $37.00 $31.45

1. Contemporary Clinical Challenges and the Need for the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS)

2. A Review of the Suicide Status Form and the Origin of CAMS

3. The Early Identification of Suicide Risk

4. CAMS Risk Assessment: The Collaborative Use of the SSF

5. CAMS Treatment Planning: Coauthoring the Outpatient Treatment Plan

6. CAMS Suicide Status Tracking: Assessment and Treatment Plan Updates

7. Suicide Status Outcomes: The Completion of CAMS

8. CAMS as a Means of Decreasing Malpractice Liability

9. Future Developments: Using CAMS across Settings and Future Research



A. The Suicide Status Form-III (SSF-III): Assessment, Treatment Planning, Tracking, and Outcome Forms

B. Coding Manual for the SSF Likert Scales: Qualitative Assessment

C. Coding Manual for SSF Reasons for Living versus Reasons for Dying

D. Coding Manual for the SSF One-Thing Response

E. Frequently Asked Questions about CAMS

F. Complete CAMS Case Example

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