CAMS Suicide Treatment Framework

ProtoCall Services New Mexico 988 Crisis and Access Line, along with the NM Department of Health Office of School and Adolescent Health, is offering an Education Half Day for New Mexicans to join us and gain an understanding of what the CAMS (Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality) evidence-based suicide treatment protocol Framework® looks like as a suicide treatment focused framework.
In this training you will:
  • Learn about the CAMS Framework®
  • Gain an understanding of what CAMS looks like in clinical practice as a suicide-focused framework
  • Better understand how the CAMS Framework® assesses suicidal states through a therapeutic assessment process in the first session with a person of concern
  • Better understand CAMS driver-oriented treatment
  • Better understand interim care within the CAMS Framework
  • Better understand that setbacks occur and that the CAMS Framework can be used to re-assert the treatment model
  • Better learn about clinical outcomes and dispositions within the CAMS Framework
  • Understand how CAMS could be implemented as a System of Care within your organization
Who should attend?
The CAMS-care Education Half Day is intended for all New Mexico healthcare providers, administrators, graduate level professional counselors, psychologists and social workers, peer supports, community health workers, school based health centers, etc… It is appropriate for settings ranging from New Mexico hospital networks and state agencies to New Mexico counseling centers and school districts.
Why Should You Attend?
The CAMS Framework has multiple benefits. First and foremost CAMS is a clinical philosophy of care that can be used across various treatment settings and different treatment modalities. It is a proven evidenced base therapeutic framework for suicide-specific assessment and treatment of a persons suicidal risk. It is a flexible approach that can be used across theoretical orientations and disciplines to support a wide range of people that a mental health professional supports.
  • It’s easy to learn and quick to implement
  • Treats the largest population of people experiencing thoughts of suicide and engaging in attempts to die by suicide
  • Cost-effective in a system of care
  • Enhanced clinical documentation that reduces the risk of malpractice
  • Healthcare professionals and those they serve report liking the CAMS model of treatment
  • Builds confidence in clinicians and peer supports who treat people experiencing thoughts and encounters with suicide
  • A component of the Zero Suicide model of care
  • Four (4) CEUs available to New Mexico residents only
Learn more about the CAMS-Care Model here
Register to join us here

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