159: Addressing Suicide Risk Among College Students Using a Public Health Framework

August 09, 2014
Time & Place
1 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
CE Credits
Enrollment Limit
This intermediate workshop presents an overview of research-informed best practices for developing, implementing, and evaluating integrated, comprehensive and sustainable suicide prevention programs within college and university settings. Using case studies, participants will explore innovative prevention and intervention models informed by psychological and public health research and will examine the ways in which campus suicide prevention programs can establish a solid framework that will help them operate with a clear mission and focus; a safe, integrated and effective service model; and a strong and sustainable infrastructure.
Learning Objectives
1. Describe the research supporting the efficacy of comprehensive suicide prevention programs based on a public health framework.
2. Select the most appropriate comprehensive suicide prevention program elements for different types of college and university campuses.
3. Describe five methods to sustain an effective comprehensive suicide prevention program on a college or university campus.
4. List eight sources of technical assistance to help inform the development, implementation, evaluation and sustainability of comprehensive campus-based suicide prevention programs
M. Dolores Cimini, PhD, University at Albany, SUNY; Rosalyn Blogier, LCSW, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, Md.; Joy Himmel, PsyD, RN, Penn State Altoona; Kerri Smith, LCSW, MPH, The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), Waltham, Mass.

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Advance: April 15-June 30, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $110 $130
Half day (4 hours) $130 $160
Full day (7 hours) $220 $260

Regular: July 1-Aug. 5, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $130 $160
Half day (4 hours) $160 $200
Full day (7 hours) $275 $335

On-site: Aug. 6-10, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $160 $190
Half day (4 hours) $190 $240
Full day (7 hours) $330 $410