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Online Counselling and Psychosocial Interventions–Practice and Research Workshop: Risk Assessment

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posted on 2021-06-18, 04:02 authored by Lisa Burback

Webinar presented on 17 June 2021 as part of the learning activities of MSocSc course- SOWK6331/SOWK6056 Online Counselling and Psychosocial Interventions for digital generations.


Dr Lisa Burback, MD, FRCPC
Associate Clinical Professor Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Canada

About the speaker:

Dr. Lisa Burback has treated suicidal, severely depressed and traumatized patients with Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) online and has coached patients through the process of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) psychotherapy virtually.

Topic: Risk Assessment

This seminar will review risk assessment with emphasis on suicide and self-harm, as it relates to online psychotherapy. Prevention and acute management strategies will be discussed, including safety planning.