Thursday, October 12, 2017

Attend a seminar on Suicide in the Military

The Program for Injury Prevention, Education & Research (PIPER) is hosting a seminar about military suicide on November 2, 2017 from 12 to 1 PM at the Anschutz Medical Campus in building Education 2 North, room 1304.

The seminar will be led by Dr. Peter Gutierrez, a licensed clinical psychologist at Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers (MIRECC) and co-Director of the U.S. Department of Defense Military Suicide Research Consortium.
Dr. Gutierrez is a licensed clinical psychologist at Rocky Mountain MIRECC and a psychiatry professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is a cognitive-behavioral therapist with extensive experience providing care for veterans at high risk of suicide. His clinical training was in child and adolescent psychology, with an emphasis on serious psychopathology and suicide. He researches downstream suicide prevention focusing on suicide-specific clinical interventions and assessment approaches. He is also co-Director of the U.S. Department of Defense Military Suicide Research Consortium. Dr. Gutierrez will provide a broad overview of work done to date by the Military Suicide Research Consortium to organize and oversee research on the full spectrum of the suicide problem for the U.S. military. Attendees will learn about the infrastructure, strategy, and approach to targeting cutting edge research at a major public health problem for the Department of Defense.

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