Psychosocial Needs-Based Assessment – Are We Still Assessing Suicidal Risk?


Join Jacinta Hawgood as she addresses the gradual shift in paradigm of conducting suicide risk assessments.
In this webinar, Jacinta will discuss the psychosocial needs-based assessment process and explain why it’s a best-practice approach to understanding the complex phenomenon that is suicidality and the assessment processes associated with suicide.She will unpack a number of key concepts including elements of suicidal process, and those related to the therapeutic alliance. Jacinta will also discuss techniques for uncovering intent in order to provide tools for accurately addressing the suicidal state.The webinar will also cover:
– risk assessment – according to the current paradigm of evidence-based conceptualisation
– important concepts of the suicidal experience
– techniques of uncovering suicide intent
– the core components of psychosocial needs-based assessment.


Hosted by Jacinta Hawgood, Senior Lecturer and Program Director of Suicidology at Griffith University



Online event

Time & Date

December 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - December 2, 2020 @ 4:30 pm

Additional Info

The cost of this event is: $75

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