Treating Self-Harm and Preventing Suicide: The Evidence and ‘Evidence-Based Care’ Professor Joan Asarnow (presentation slides to download as a pdf)
This lecture (filmed on 6 September 2019) was a curtain-raiser celebrate to the launch of the JCPP Special issue 2019 – Suicide and self-harm: Pathways for Minimizing Suicide & Premature Deaths and Maximizing Hope and Wellbeing.
Joan is a JCPP Subject Specialist Editor, Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and a clinical psychologist. Her current work focuses on interventions and service delivery strategies for improving health and mental health in youth, with an emphasis on suicide/suicide attempt prevention and depression. She has led efforts to disseminate evidence-based treatments for child and adolescent depression and suicide prevention, working across multiple service settings including emergency departments, primary care, mental health, and school settings.