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School-Based Suicide Prevention

January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST

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National Institute of Mental Health

This webinar – hosted by the National Institute of Mental Health – will provide an opportunity for diverse stakeholders, including school administrators, researchers, practitioners, policy makers and funders, to learn about new and innovative practices in school-based suicide prevention, with a particular focus on risk identification, follow up, and referral for additional services for high-risk youth. In addition to describing the programs, presenters will also discuss preliminary research efforts and/or challenges, as well as ways to overcome common barriers to implementing suicide prevention in schools, including data collection and evaluation.

The workshop is free to attend and will be viewable via zoom webinar.

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Lynsay AyerPhD, Suicide Prevention Program Consultant

Belinda Sims, PhD, Training Director of Division of Services and Intervention Research

Baltimore City Public Schools

Stacey Davis, MS, Coordinator of Media and Instructional Technology

Holly Wilcox, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Akil Hamm, Chief of Police, Baltimore City Public Schools

Detroit City and Washtenaw County, MI Public Schools

Natalie Rodriguez-Quintana, PhD, Research Fellow

Jill Paladino, MPH, Program Lead

Robin Jacob, PhD, Associate Research Professor, School of Education, University of Michigan

Boston Public Schools

Shella Dennery, PhD, Director, Boston Children’s Neighborhood Partnerships Program

Andria Amador, EdD, Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services

Presenter Biographies

Who Should Attend
Researchers, mental health clinicians and practitioners, school administrators, and members of the public interested in school-based suicide prevention.


January 14
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST
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