Emergency Medical Evaluation of Dangerousness

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Suicidal and Homicidal Assessments




December 8, 2014:  Advanced International Winter Symposium on .Addictive Disorders,  Behavioral Health and Mental Health will be held January 25th - 28th 2015 in Colorado Springs, CO.  Dr. Copelan will be a keynote speaker on the 26th at 1:30.  He will be speaking on Youth Nonideation Suicidality and Violence Assessment.  The 4 day conference will be held at the Hotel Elegante Conference and Events Center.  The website to register and get more information is www.ggforrest.com.  Hope to see you there!


July 31, 2014:  World Congress of Psychiatry to be held in Madrid Spain September 14th - 18th 2014.  Dr. Copelan has been invited to speak at the prestigious 16th World Congress of Psychiatry on the impact of nonideation states on youth suicide attempts.  He will be presenting his findings on nonideation suicidality and sharing his suicidal and homicidal assessments(ACUTE, ACTA, and VISTA)  with the world.   Dr. Copelan has also been honored with being the Chairman for the Psychiatric Emergency section. 


September 17, 2013:  The Colorado School Safety Resource Center, Dept. of Public Safety is hosting a Youth Suicide Prevention and Intervention Symposium to be held Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 8:00 - 3:30.  Dr. Copelan will be the Keynote speaker discussing youth nonideation violence on how it can be detected and treated.


eMed Colorado suicide assessments validated by panels of suicide prevention experts word-wide.  ACUTE™ (Adolescent & Child Urgent Threat Evaluation) and VISTA™ (Violence Ideation & Suicidality Treatment Algorithm), universal and symptom specific assessments, including nonideation suicidality risk, have been independently reviewed, considered important, and meeting the standards and objectives of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2013.