First Presenter's Institution

Riverside Community Care

Second Presenter's Institution

NA

Third Presenter's Institution

NA

Fourth Presenter's Institution

NA

Fifth Presenter's Institution

NA

Location

Session 4 (Verelst)

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

Presenter will provide.

Brief Program Description

Addressing suicidal behavior and the risk of violence in youth is more relevant than ever for school communities. We will examine the correlation between the risk for suicide and depression and the risk of violence. Then, we will introduce how universal suicide prevention education can be an approach to address these concerns by reviewing published research on the complex interplay of suicide risk factors.

Summary

Addressing suicidal behavior and the risk of violence in youth is more relevant than ever for school communities. We will examine the correlation between the risk for suicide and depression and the risk of violence. Then, we will introduce how universal suicide prevention education can be an approach to address these concerns by reviewing published research on the complex interplay of suicide risk factors.

Evidence

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Signs of Suicide (SOS) Program Consultant Meghan focuses on program development and outreach strategy for Signs of Suicide (SOS) to educate and screen students around the country. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and trainings across the country. Outside of work, Meghan enjoys laughing and playing with her young daughters.

Presentation Year

2019

Start Date

3-5-2019 8:30 AM

End Date

3-5-2019 9:45 AM

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Mar 5th, 8:30 AM Mar 5th, 9:45 AM

Some Secrets Should be Shared: Implementing an Evidence-Based Suicide Prevention Program

Session 4 (Verelst)

Addressing suicidal behavior and the risk of violence in youth is more relevant than ever for school communities. We will examine the correlation between the risk for suicide and depression and the risk of violence. Then, we will introduce how universal suicide prevention education can be an approach to address these concerns by reviewing published research on the complex interplay of suicide risk factors.