Suicide Prevention Publications


Resources for Readings In Suicidology

There are various journals on clinical suicidology that describe Dr. Jobes’ approach to assessing and treating suicidal risk with both adult and adolescent suicidal patients. Download any of the publications below.


Brausch, A. M., O’Connor, S. S., Powers, J. T., McClay, M. M., Gregoray, J. A., & Jobes, D. A. (2019). Validating the suicide status form for the collaborative assessment and management of suicidality in a psychiatric adolescent sample. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.

Corona, C. D., Gutierrez, P. M., Wagner, B. M., & Jobes, D. A. (2019). Assessing the reliability of the CAMS rating scale using a generalizability study. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 40, 273-279.

Corona, C.D., Gutierrez, P.M., Wagner, B. M., & Jobes, D. A. (2019). The psychometric properties of the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality rating scale. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 75, 190-201.

Hamadi, A., Colborn, V. A., Bell, M., Chalker, S. A., & Jobes, D. A. (2019). Attentional bias and the suicide status form: Behavioral perseveration of written responses. Behavior Research and Therapy.

Jobes, D. A. & Chalker, S. A. (2019). One size does not fit all: A comprehensive clinical approach to reducing suicidal ideation, attempts, and deaths. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16, 1-14.

Kessler, R. C., Chalker, S. A., Luedtke, A. R., Sadkiova, E., & Jobes, D. A. (2019). A preliminary precision treatment rule for remission of suicide ideation. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.

Jobes, D. A. & Joiner, T. E. (2019). Reflections on suicidal ideation. Crisis—The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 40, 227-230.

Jobes, D. A., Vergara, G., Lanzillo, E., & Ridge-Anderson, A. (2019). The Potential Use of CAMS for Suicidal Youth: Building on Epidemiology and Clinical Interventions. Children’s Health Care, 48, 444-468.

Santel, M., Driessen, M., Neuner, F., Berg, M., Hennig-Fast, K., Jobes, D. A., & Beblo, T. (in press). Collaborative assessment and management of suicidality (CAMS) compared to enhanced treatment as usual (E-TAU) for suicidal patients in an inpatient setting: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry.


Brudern, J., Stahli, A., Gysin-Maillart, A., Michel, K., Reisch, T., Jobes, D. A., & Brodbeck, J (2018). Reasons for living and dying in suicide attempters: A two-year study. BMC Psychiatry, 18

Huh, D., Jobes, D. A., Comtois, K. A., Kerbrat, A. H., Chalker, S. A., Gutierrez, P. M., & Jennings, K. W. (2018). The collaborative assessment and management of suicidality (CAMS) versus enhanced care as usual (E-CAU) with suicidal soldiers: Moderator analyses from a randomized controlled trial. Military Psychology, 30,495-506.

Jobes, D. A., Gregorian, M. J., & Colborn, V. A. (2018). A stepped care approach to clinical suicide prevention. Psychological Services, 15, 243-250.


Pistorello, J., Jobes, D. A., Compton, S., Locey, N. S., Walloch, J. C., Gallop, R., Au, J., Noose,
S. K., Young, M., Johnson, J., Dicken, Y., Chatham, P., Jeffcoat, T., Dalto, G., & Goswami, S. (2017). Developing adaptive treatment strategies to address suicidal risk in college students: A pilot Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial (SMART). Archives of Suicide Research.

Jobes, D. A. (2017). Clinical assessment and treatment of suicidal risk: A critique of contemporary care and CAMS as a possible remedy. Practice Innovations, 2, 207-220.


Anderson, A. R., Keyes, G. M. & Jobes, D. A. (2016). Understanding and treating suicidal risk in young children. Practice Innovations, 1, 3-19.


Jobes, D. A. (2012). The collaborative assessment and management of suicidality (CAMS): An evolving evidence-based clinical approach to suicidal risk. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 42, 640-653.