Training – ATMS brief description

Critical Concepts Consulting is a training and consulting organization that offers in-person and online training to individuals, companies and communities seeking healing and knowledge.

Critical Concepts specializes in the following two types of trainings:

Assessment, Treatment, & Management of Suicide (ATMS)

Training on 8 core competencies developed by experts in suicidology for assessing and managing suicidal risk.

This training meets the new Washington State law requiring training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management for all mental health and healthcare professionals.


Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)

Training on facilitating and applying CISM principles to help people deal with their trauma, by allowing them to talk about an incident without judgment or criticism. CISM trainings include: Group Crisis Intervention, Advanced Group Crisis Intervention, Assisting Individuals in Crisis, and Law Enforcement Perspectives for CISM Enhancement. He is an author and instructor for: Strategic Response to Crisis, and Suicide: Prevention, Intervention and Postvention.


Additional Topics Available

Dr. Clark is also an experienced presenter on a variety of additional topics, including stress management, peer support, anger management, time management, coping with change, death notification, workplace violence; communication skills, and related topics.

If you have a specific topic in mind that is not listed, please contact us about developing a course to address your specific needs.