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The Aeschi Working Group

MEETING THE SUICIDAL PERSON

The therapeutic approach to the suicidal patient

 
 
     

David A. Jobes, Ph.D.

 
 
FUTURE EVENTS
 
THE BOOK:
BUILDING A THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE WITH THE SUICIDAL PATIENT
 
THE GUIDELINES FOR CLINICIANS
 
PAST EVENTS
1st Aeschi Conference
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3rd Aeschi Conference
4th Aeschi Conference
5th Aeschi Conference
6th Aeschi Conference
7th Aeschi Conference (Aeschi West)
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9th Aeschi Conference (Aeschi 9) 
 
PROBLEMS IN CLINICAL
PRACTICE
The usual clinical practice
Clinicians' attitudes
Patients' dissatisfaction
Non-attendance in aftercare
Treatment failures
 
A PATIENT-ORIENTED
APPROACH
New perspectives
Patients' narratives
Patients' inner experiences
Joining the patient
CAMS
The Narrative Action
Theoretical (NAT) approach
Mental Pain
 
INFORMATIONS
The Aeschi Group
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Links

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THE GUIDELINES FOR CLINICIANS
 
PAST EVENTS
1st Aeschi Conference
2nd Aeschi Conference
3rd Aeschi Conference
4th Aeschi Conference
5th Aeschi Conference
 
FUTURE EVENTS
6th Aeschi Conference

THE BOOK!

 
PROBLEMS IN CLINICAL
PRACTICE
The usual clinical practice
Clinicians' attitudes
Patients' dissatisfaction
Non-attendance in aftercare
Treatment failures
 
WHATS NEW:
A PATIENT-ORIENTED
APPROACH
New perspectives
Patients' narratives
Patients' inner experiences
Joining the patient
CAMS
The Narrative Action
Theoretical (NAT) approach
Mental Pain
 
INFORMATIONS
The Aeschi Group
Publications
Links
Hotel Aeschi Park
Destination Aeschi
 
Download main text as pdf here
Download Guidelines for Clinicians as pdf here
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The Catholic University of America, Department of Psychology
314 O’Boyle Hall, Washington, DC 20064
Jobes@cua.edu

Professional Experience

The Catholic University of America, Department of Psychology, Washington, DC (September 1994 to present). As a Professor of Psychology (tenured; rank: Full Professor), work full-time teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students.
The Catholic University of America, Department of Psychology, Washington, DC (June 2005 to present). As Co-Director of Clinical Training lead APA accredited clinical psychology Ph.D. training program.
Washington Psychological Center, P.C., Washington, DC (July 1998 to present). Partner-owner in private corporation group psychological practice.
VISN-19 MIRECC, Denver, CO (February 2005 to present). Provide training and research consultation to MIRECC staff at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Denver.
Department of Defense, Washington, DC (October 2005 to present). Serving as Subject Matter Expert to DOD on various projects related to standardizing the calculation of military suicide rates and the development of nomenclature for suicide-related behaviors.
United States Air Force Suicide Prevention Program, Washington, DC (May 2002 to present). As a consultant to the AFSPP, serve as civilian consultants for a range of projects.
Johns Hopkins University, Counseling Center, Baltimore, MD, (May 1996 to present). As Research Associate provide consultation and pursue on-going research in the areas of assessing and treating suicidal students who are seen in this counseling center setting.
Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC (July 1992 to present). As Clinical Consultant to the Psychology Service, provide general consultation to psychology service and lead yearlong psychotherapy seminar with psychology interns.

Recent Publications

Jobes, D. A., & Drozd, J. F. (2004). The CAMS approach to working with suicidal patients. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 34, 73-85.

Jobes, D. A., Nelson, K. N., Peterson, E. M., Pentiuc, D., Downing, V., Francini, K., & Kiernan, (2004). Describing suicidality: An investigation of qualitative SSF responses. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 34, 99-112.

Jobes, D. A., Berman, A. L., & Martin, C. E. (2005). Adolescent suicidality and crisis intervention. In A. Roberts (Ed.), Crisis Intervention Handbook (3rd Edition). New York: Oxford University Press.

Jobes, D. A., Wong, S. A., Conrad, A., Drozd, J. F., & Neal-Walden, T. (2005). The Collaborative assessment and management of suicidality vs. treatment as usual: A retrospective study with suicidal outpatients. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 35, 483-497.

Berman, A. L., Jobes, D. A., & Silverman, M. M. (2006). Adolescent Suicide: Assessment and Intervention (2nd Edition). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Jobes, D. A. (2006). Managing Suicidal Risk: A Collaborative Approach. New York: The Guilford Press.


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The Guidelines for Clinicians 1st Aeschi Conference 2nd Aeschi Conference 3rd Aeschi Conference 4th Aeschi Conference 5th Aeschi Conference 6th Aeschi Conference
The usual clinical practice Clinicians' attitudes Patients' dissatisfaction Non-attendance in aftercare Treatment failures New perspectives Patients' narratives
Patients' inner experiences Joining the patient CAMS The Narrative Action
Theoretical (NAT) approach
Mental pain The Aeschi Group Publications
Links Hotel Aeschi Park Destination Aeschi THE BOOK