Dr. Phllip Smith and Nick Fadoir  currently work at the Department of Psychology, University of South Alabama.

Dr. Smith:

National Institute of Mental Health, National Research Service Award Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New YorkAPA Accredited Clinical Psychology Internship, Southwest Consortium Pre-doctoral Psychology Internship, Albuquerque, New MexicoPh.D. Clinical Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

M.A. Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

M.S. Psychology, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania

B.A. Psychology, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Mr. Fadoir does research in Suicidology, Clinical Psychology, Personality Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology.

In This Particular Episode You Will Learn:

  • Dr. Smith and Mr. Fadoir’s background and experience
  • The exclusion of suicidal clients in clinical trials of psychological interventions.
  • Military service as a historical protective factor regarding suicide, changing around 2001
  • David Rudd and the Fluid Vulnerability Theory of suicide risk: a “danger zone” of suicide
  • Suicide risk as dynamic and changeable rather than fixed
  • Suicide being both common and rare
  • Operation Deep Dive
  • Community connection and collaboration as a protective factor around suicide

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Duane K. L. France is a combat veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as a mental health counselor practicing in the state of Colorado. Do you want to join the conversation regarding veteran mental health? Share, like, and comment. Read Duane's previous posts and follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn. Keep the conversation about #veteranmentalhealth going.