Clinical Interviewing and Crisis Management: Applying evidence-based practices to initial and follow-up visits (3 CE’s)

Presented by Kristin Tiernan, Psy.D., and Crystal Mayberry, Psy.D.

September 6th,  8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Instructional Level


Course Description and Target Audience

This presentation will provide an overview of suicide statistics. Participants will look at screening, assessment, and intervention. Using these tools, participants will learn about safety planning for suicidality and homicidality. Information is accurate to the best of the presenter’s knowledge in researching the materials to be presented. There are some limitations related to specific legal requirements for Washington state and individuals outside the state of Washington should research legal issues specific to their state.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians, etc). There are no known risks to this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to list and identify 4 key background and statistics related to suicidality.
  • Participants will be able to apply 2 different assessment and screening tools for suicidality.
  • Participants will be able to utilize interventions and appropriate referrals to a higher level of care.
  • Participants will be able to demonstrate the effective management of homicidality.

Presenter Information

Kristin Tiernan, Psy.D, is a licensed psychologist and has worked at HealthPoint since 2014. She received her degree from Pacific University’s School of Professional Psychology and predoctoral internship at HealthPoint. After completing her predoctoral Internship at HealthPoint, she stayed as a Behavioral Health Consultant. Dr. Tiernan has a passion for Primary Care-Behavioral Health models of care, reducing health disparities, and promoting healthy communities.

Crystal Mayberry, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist who has worked with HealthPoint since 2017 as a Behavioral Health Consultant. She received her degree from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in 2017, and completed her predoctoral internship at HealthPoint. Dr. Mayberry’s clinical interests include adolescent and emerging adult behavioral health, diverse populations, positive parenting, behavioral strategies for management of diabetes and hypertension, mindfulness-based stress reduction, anxiety, and MAT for opiate use.

Location and Costs

$55.00 – Regular registration fee
$41.25 – Consortium Affiliate
No Charge – NPTC Director or Supervisor

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.

The presentation will be offered at the HealthPoint Administration Office 955 Powell Avenue SW, Renton, Washington 98057

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.