February 8, 2021
Crisis Response Planning: Virtual Training
Crisis Response Planning (CRP)
This workshop is designed to enhance individuals’ knowledge about crisis response planning for managing acute suicide risk, and to increase their ability to confidently and competently administer this intervention with at-risk individuals. The first half of the workshop provides didactic knowledge about suicide, the development of the crisis response plan intervention, and its empirical support, all of which are designed to increase knowledge. The second half of the workshop includes clinical demonstrations by the instructor and skills practice by attendees, which are designed for individuals to acquire skill competency.
1. To describe the primary motives for suicidal behavior
2. To effectively conduct a narrative assessment of the index suicidal crisis
3. To identify the core components of a crisis response plan
4. To help a suicidal individual identify and implement strategies that can reduce their suicide risk
Trainer: David Rozek, Ph.D., is an incoming assistant professor at UCF RESTORES and the Department of Psychology at the University of
Central Florida. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame, completed his residency at the Orlando Veterans Affairs
Medical Center, and worked as a research fellow at University of Utah with an emphasis in clinical neuroscience. Prior to joining UCF RESTORES, Dr. Rozek held faculty appointments in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah and as the Director of Training at the National Center for Veterans Studies. He is a Beck Scholar and regularly provides training around the country to clinicians and medical professionals on best practices for suicidal patients.