TISA Full-Day Trainings, Keynotes,
and Experiential Workshops
for Mental Health Professionals

"Easy to follow, beautifully organized. Both tremendously practical and tremendously fun. It was the most informative workshop I've ever attended."
Jane R. Kenney, M.S.W., C.S.W.

"I've been coming to the Cape Cod Symposia for many summers and, simply put, Dr. Shea's presentation was the best yet. Practical, fun, and of immediate use."
David Drossner, Ph.D., Psychology

"The most clinically relevant workshop I've ever attended. I can recommend it strongly for both the novice and seasoned clinician."
Jane Miceli, M.D., Psychiatrist

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Flexibility: Dr. Shea may be brought to your institute, clinic, symposium, or annual professional meeting for keynote addresses or full-day workshops. In addition, educational formats can be individualized to create half-day programs or multiple-day retreats. Dr. Shea also provides consultations on suicide prevention protocols, documentation of risk, and the training of staff in clinical interviewing skills and suicide assessment.

TISA trainers provide full-day experiential role-playing workshops on the CASE Approach for groups of clinicians, designed to greatly enhance actual clinical skill at using the CASE Approach. In addition they provide certification for individual supervisors and clinicians in the CASE Approach using the innovative role-playing strategy of macrotraining.

Full-Day Trainings | Keynotes | Experiential Trainings & Certification on CASE Approach

Full-Day Trainings for Clinicians
(Four 1.5 Hour Workshops Per Day - Provided by Dr. Shea)

Training #1 - Unlocking Suicidal Secrets: New Thoughts on Old Problems in Suicide Prevention

Training #2 - Reaching the People Beneath the Diagnosis

Training #3 - Transforming Clinical Gremlins: Stalled Healing, Medication Nonadherence, and Missed Diagnoses

Training #4 - Traps, Roadblocks, Strategies, and Solutions: Cutting Edge Techniques for the Initial Interview

Training #5 - Uncovering Dangerous Secrets: Suicide, Violence, and Difficult Personality Disorders

Training #6 - From Hope to Healing: New Secrets for Preventing Suicide

Full-Day Training for the Military and Vets
(Provided by Dr. Shea)

Training #7 - Preventing Suicide in the Military: Innovations in Assessment and the Quest for Resiliency and Hope

Full-Day Training for School Counselors and
University and College Counseling Centers
(Provided by Dr. Shea)

Training #8 - Uncovering Suicidal Ideation and Other Dangerous Secrets in Schools

(Provided by Dr. Shea)

Keynotes for Clinicians

Keynote #1 - Suicide Prevention in a New Light: Matrix Treatment Planning and the Quest for Happiness

Keynote #2 - The Delicate Art of Uncovering Suicidal Ideation: the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events

Keynote #3 - Innovative Interviewing Techniques for Moving from Medication Nonadherence to Medication Interest

Keynote for College and University Students

Keynote - The Mysteries of the Human Matrix: the Quest for Happiness and Meaning in Difficult Times

Keynote for the General Public

Keynote - Inside the Human Matrix: Finding a 'Tough Happiness' In Tough Times

Keynote for Businesses and Corporations

Keynote - Matrix Problem Solving: Finding Solutions and Resilience in the Quest for Happiness

Additional 1.5 Hour Workshops (Provided by Dr. Shea)

Workshop #1 - Language as Healing: Transforming Angry Moments in the Therapeutic Encounter

Workshop #2 - Exploring God, Goddess, and Spirituality: the Secrets of the Art

Workshop #3 - The Healing Power of the Home Visit and Helping Families Cope

Workshop #4 - When Communication Fails: Transforming Shut-Down, Wandering, and Rehearsed Interviews

Experiential Trainings on the CASE Approach for Clinicians
(Provided by TISA Trainers)

Role-Playing Trainings for Groups of Clinicians/Providers (Pod training)

Full-Day Workshop #1:
Advanced Skills Training on the Use of the Chronological
Assessment of Suicide Events (CASE Approach)
(Level 1 Certification)
Full-Day Workshop #2:
Advanced Skills Training on the Use of the Chronological
Assessment of Suicide Events (CASE Approach) for Crisis
Centers and Other Crisis Line Providers
(Level 1 Certification)

Role-Playing Trainings for Individual Supervisors/Clinicians: (Macrotraining)

Level 2 CASE Certification:
Four-Hour Macrotraining to Competence on the CASE Approach
(one trainer with one trainee) with Advanced Certification for Supervisors/Clinicians