Live Interactive Webinar: Managing Suicide Risk in Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy – October 11, 2022


This 3 hour live interactive webinar teaches mental health practitioners who are familiar with RO DBT how to assess for suicide risk and how to apply the RO DBT Crisis Protocol in session when their overcontrolled client presents with imminent suicide risk.

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Registration Deadline: October 10th, 2022

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Aims and Learning Objectives


Aim: The aim of this 3 hour live interactive webinar is to teach mental health practitioners who are familiar with RO DBT how to assess for suicide risk and how to apply the RO DBT Crisis Protocol in session when their overcontrolled client presents with imminent suicide risk. Dr Rushbrook will use Powerpoint slides and role-play demonstrations to support and enhance the teaching.

Learning Objectives. After attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  1. List risk factors for death by suicide
  2. List protective factors against death by suicide
  3. Differentiate between overcontrolled and undercontrolled suicidal presentations
  4. Use the RO DBT diary card to track suicide risk for your clients
  5. Use the RO DBT Semi-Structured Suicidality Interview to assess imminent risk in-session
  6. Use the RO DBT Crisis Protocol in case of imminent risk in-session

Content Level: this live interactive webinar is at the intermediate level: it is assumed that you have at least completed Level 1 of the RO DBT Blended Learning program or have attended Part 1 of an RO DBT intensive training.

Target Audience and Requirements: Mental health professionals who are applying RO DBT in their daily practice and who have already completed Level 1 of the Blended Learning program or have attended Part 1 of the RO DBT Intensive training.

Trainer: Dr Sophie Rushbrook, DClinPsy (scroll down for full bio)

Conflicts of interest: We don’t receive any direct commercial support for our training company RO DBT Online B.V. However, Dr. Thomas Lynch, the RO DBT treatment developer and chief RO DBT trainer, receives royalty fees for the RO DBT Textbook and Skills Manual from New Harbinger publishers. He is married to Mrs Erica Smith-Lynch, co-owner and director of RO DBT Online B.V. and Radically Open Ltd.

Method of Delivery: this is a live interactive webinar delivered via Zoom. You will need to have a sufficiently strong internet connection to be able to attend, see Zoom System Requirements. 

Zoom & Account Link: You will receive your personal link to the Zoom meeting via email after your registration and payment have been processed. You will receive a separate email with information on how to access your online account where you will be able to download the handouts and complete the evaluation.

Accessibility: If you have any questions, need help or want to discuss accessibility issues, please contact

October 11th, 2022

Live Webinar Schedule

US Central Time Greenwich Mean Time
10.00-11.15 am 4.00-5.15 pm Live Teaching
11.15-11.30 am 5.15-5.30 pm Question and Answer opportunity
11.30-11.45 am 5.30-5.45 pm BREAK
11.45-12.45 pm 5.45-6.45 pm Live Teaching
12.45-1.00 pm 6.45-7.00 pm Question and Answer opportunity

2.75 CE credits


You will receive a certificate of completion listing 2.75 CE credits provided you are logged in to the training on Zoom by the time the training starts, attend the entire training and complete the evaluation form via your online account. ACE and APA credit is not awarded for break times.

You will have one week to complete the evaluation form in order to receive your certificate, which can be downloaded from your online account once you have completed the evaluation form and your attendance has been verified by an administrator.

NOTE: if you want your professional license number to be added to your certificate, please add this to your Bio on your online profile page or send your license number to

Terms and Conditions

Refund, Cancellation and Grievances

This is a live interactive webinar, it is not possible to view a recording at a later date.

If you are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances after you have already purchased a ticket, we will issue a coupon code of the same value for attendance at a next, similar live event.

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Instructor Bio

Dr Sophie Rushbrook, DClinPsy

Dr Sophie Rushbrook is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who is the Head of the Intensive Psychological Therapy Service in Dorset. This is a tertiary service for adults with severe and complex difficulties in the community who are, or have been, suicidal and/or self harming. This service has been given a Beacon status in the UK since 2001. An award provided to services that make a significant difference to modernising the NHS.

Dr Sophie Rushbrook also has a private company and carries a clinical and supervisory caseload, from around the world.

In over twenty five years of mental health clinical work, Sophie has seen clients with a broad spectrum of difficulties including eating disorders, OCD, PTSD, treatment resistant depression and anxiety. She has extensive experience dealing with suicidal behaviour with overcontrolled and undercontrolled clients.

Dr Sophie Rushbrook was the Clinical Site Lead at the Dorset site for the multi-centre REFRAMED trial that tested the efficacy and mechanisms of RO DBT for treatment refractory depression with comorbid overcontrolled personality disorders. She has been intensively trained and worked under supervision of the treatment developer of RO DBT (Professor Lynch) since 2011. As a clinician on the pilot site Sophie was the first clinician to see individual patients and co-facilitated the first skills class.

Dr Sophie Rushbrook was one of the first clinicians to be endorsed as a supervisor and trainer and has been supervising RO-DBT therapists since 2015. She has delivered a number of intensive trainings, including with Professor Tom Lynch.

Dr Sophie Rushbrook is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and a member of the British Psychological Society. She is an accredited practitioner with the Association of Cognitive Analytic therapy, an accredited practitioner with BTech in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, an accredited practitioner with EMDRIA Europe and registered with the Health Professions Council.