Aeschi West: Basic Principles in Working with Suicidal Patients
Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development Aeschi West: Basic Principles in Working with Suicidal Patients May 30-June 1, 2013 Sonnenalp Resort of Vail Vail, Colorado“Aeschi West: Basic Principles in Working with Suicidal Patients” is the inaugural theme of a Mayo Clinic-sponsored three-dayconference in Vail, Colorado, May 30-June 1, 2013. Organized aroundhighly interactive lectures, videotaped interviews, seminars, andworkshops, a limited number of participants will come to the Rockiesto learn an innovative approach for working with suicidal patients.Drawing on principles developed in a series of meetings at Aeschi,Switzerland, the approach emphasizes the importance of therapist-client collaboration in eliciting narratives of mental anguish thatculminate in suicidal behavior. Core faculty members include:Dr. Michael Bostwick (course chair), and Drs. Konrad Michel,John T. Maltsberger, David Jobes, David Rudd, Cheryl King,and others.
Faculty Elsa Ronningstam, Ph.D. Harvard University (McLean Hospital)Course Director Belmont, MassachusettsJ. Michael Bostwick, M.D. David Rudd, M.D.Mayo Clinic Faculty University of UtahTimothy W. Lineberry, M.D. Salt Lake City, UtahBrian A. Palmer, M.D.Carolyn J. Gonter, M.D. Rizwan Iqbal, M.D. Chief Resident in PsychiatryGuest Faculty (Berkshire Medical Center)Greg Brown, Ph.D. Pittsfield, MassachusettsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania Alex Sabo, M.D. University of Massachusetts (BerkshireLisa Firestone, Ph.D. Medical Center)Glendon Association Pittsfield, MassachusettsSanta Barbara, California Mark Schechter, M.D.Mark Goldblatt, M.D. Harvard University (North Shore MedicalHarvard University (McLean Hospital) Center)Belmont, Massachusetts Salem, MassachusettsAnja Gysin-Maillart, M.A. Igor Weinberg, Ph.D.University of Berne (University Hospital of Harvard University (McLean Hospital)Psychiatry) Belmont, MassachusettsBerne, SwitzerlandHeidi Hjelmeland, Ph.D. Faculty DisclosureNorwegian University of Science and As a provider accredited by ACCME,Technology College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (MayoTrondheim, Norway School of Continuous Professional Development) must ensure balance,Marjan Holloway, M.D. independence, objectivity and scientificUniformed Services University of the Health rigor in its educational activities. CourseSciences director(s), planning committee, faculty,Bethesda, Maryland and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educationalDavid Jobes, Ph.D. activity are required to disclose allCatholic University of America relevant financial relationships withWashington, DC any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercialCheryl King, Ph.D. bias have been put in place. FacultyUniversity of Michigan also will disclose any off-label and/orAnn Arbor, Michigan investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in theirTerry Maltsberger, M.D. presentation. Disclosure of thisHarvard University (McLean Hospital) information will be published in courseBelmont, Massachusetts materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their ownKonrad Michel, M.D. judgments regarding the presentation.University of BerneBerne, SwitzerlandNancy Rappaport, M.D.Harvard University (Cambridge Hospital)Cambridge, Massachusetts
PROGRAMThursday, May 30, 2013 Friday, May 31, 2013Characteristics of a Suicide Crisis Characteristics of Mental Pain7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast7:40 a.m. Welcome and Introduction 7:50 a.m. Introduction J. Michael Bostwick, M.D. J. Michael Bostwick, M.D.8:00 a.m. Concepts 8:00 a.m. Concepts The Suicidal Patient and the Psych-ache Aeschi Philosophy John T. Maltsberger, M.D. Konrad Michel, M.D. Measuring Mental Pain The Logic of Suicidality Greg Brown, Ph.D. David Jobes, Ph.D. The Role of Trauma in Characteristics of a Suicidal States Suicide Crisis Marjan Holloway, Ph.D. Cheryl King, Ph.D. 9:00 a.m. Video I and Discussion9:00 a.m. Video I and Discussion 10:15 a.m. Break10:15 a.m. Break 10:45 a.m. Video 2 and Discussion10:45 a.m. Video 2 and Discussion 12:00 p.m. Lunch12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:15 p.m. Keynote1:15 p.m. Keynote Her Wake: A Child In The Relationship Between Psychiatrist Explores the Risk Factors and Warning Impact of Her Mother’s Life Signs and Suicide David Rudd, Ph.D. Nancy Rappaport, M.D.2:00 p.m. Workshop Session #1 2:00 p.m. Workshop Session #2 The Therapeutic 1) Cognitive Behavioral 1) Relationship and the Therapy for Suicidal Suicidal Patient: Is Change Patients Possible? G reg Brown, Ph.D., J ohn T. Maltsberger, M.D., Marjan Holloway, Ph.D. Mark Goldblatt, M.D., 2) Ambivalence in Suicide Mark Schechter, M.D., L isa Firestone, Ph.D., Elsa Ronningstam, Ph.D. David Rudd, Ph.D., Adolescent Suicide 2) Igor Weinberg, Ph.D., Cheryl King, Ph.D., Timothy Lineberry, M.D. Nancy Rappaport, M.D. Forming Effective 3) The Collaborative 3) Therapeutic Alliances with Assessment and Suicidal Patients: Teaching Management of Suicidality Residents and Medical (CAMS) Approach Students David Jobes, Ph.D. Alex Sabo, M.D.3:30 p.m. Poster Reception 3:30 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. Workshop Session #3 Abstracts Suicide’s Impact on 1) Overview: The first afternoon of the Clinicians three-day conference will feature Timothy Lineberry, M.D., a poster session whose purpose is Carolyn Gonter, M.D., to showcase participants’ work and John T. Maltsberger, M.D., stimulate dialogue among conference J. Michael Bostwick, M.D. attendees. Posters can feature data- Narcissism, Damaged 2) driven original research on any aspect Self-Esteem, and Suicide of suicidology, describe innovative Elsa Ronningstam, Ph.D., clinical programs or projects related Brian Palmer, M.D. to the assessment and treatment of suicidal patients, or explicate training Attempted Suicide Short 3) methods used to increase clinician Intervention Program effectiveness in evaluating such (ASSIP) patients. Every effort will be made to Konrad Michel, M.D., include as many posters as possible, Anja Gysin-Maillart, M.A. based on available space. Abstract Eligibility: In support of inclusiveness, abstracts are not limitedSaturday, June 1, 2013 to first-time presentations. AbstractsShared Understanding in the that have been presented at previousDoctor-Patient Relationship meetings are eligible for consideration, as are abstracts from papers that have7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast already been published.7:50 a.m. Introduction J. Michael Bostwick, M.D. Number of Entries: A participant may8:00 a.m. Concepts be the primary author on no more than two abstracts; however, he or she Effective Therapies: Beliefs, may be a contributing author on any Assumptions and Validated number of abstracts. Reports Mark Goldblatt, M.D. Abstracts (less than 300 words) Relational Aspects of should be submitted via email to hain. Psychopharmacology firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, 2013, Alex Sabo, M.D. with notification of acceptance by Vulnerabilities of Those April 30th. Left Behind J. Michael Bostwick, M.D.9:00 a.m. Video and Discussion10:15 a.m. Break10:30 a.m. Keynote Risk Factors, Risk Factors, and More Risk Factors: Is Today’s Suicide Research Useful for Patient Care? Heidi Hjelmeland, Ph.D. 11:15 a.m. Conference Wrap-Up/ Discussion (All)
Course Description Course Learning ObjectivesThis first-time Mayo Clinic sponsored Upon conclusion of this program,course extends the tradition of an participants should have developedunparalleled educational experience, enhanced skills for:the “Aeschi Meetings.” This • ngaging and assessing suicidal Ecourse will be the seventh meeting patients in a collaborative workingof the Aeschi Group, a group of relationship between patient andinternationally recognized suicide clinician.experts dedicated to improving theclinical care of suicidal patients. • ecognizing signs and symptoms of R imminent risk of self-harm. • eveloping a narrative of a patient’s DPrevious attendees have consistently suicidality that can serve as the firstdescribed the course as the best stage in formulating a treatmentclinical education experience they plan.have ever had. The didactic programconsists of brief conceptual lectures Attendance at this Mayo course doesintroducing videotaped encounters not indicate nor guarantee competencewith suicidal patients. From this or proficiency in the performancespringboard, all participants engage of any procedures which may bein discussion of the patient experience discussed or taught in this course.and treatment approaches. Dueto the singular level of faculty andparticipant interaction, the course is Creditlimited in attendance. Breakfast andlunch are included in the registration College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic,and provide further opportunities is accredited by the Accreditationfor discussion about the material Council for Continuing Medicalpresented and clinical care of suicidal Education to provide continuingpatients. The faculty is a collection of medical education for physicians.national and international experts inclinical assessment and treatment of College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic,suicidal crises who are also gifted and designates this live activity for adynamic educators. maximum of 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate withIntended Audience the extent of their participation in the activity.Any provider who engages in theassessment and treatment of suicidalpatients. This includes but is not Date and Locationlimited to psychiatrists, psychologists,social workers, registered nurses and Aeschi West: Basic Principles inpsychotherapists, as well as primary Working with Suicidal Adults will becare physicians and allied health held May 30 – June 1, 2013. Courseproviders (PAs, NPs, RNs). headquarters is the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail, 20 Vail Road, Vail, Colorado. Grants This course is supported, in part, by an educational grant from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), in accordance with ACCME Standards.
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