DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice meeting “Preventing Youth Suicide: Best Practices Using a Multi-tiered Intervention Model” explored the evidence-based practices, frameworks, and strategies that can be applied by school teams to increase awareness about suicide prevention, assessment, and intervention to reduce suicide risk among students.
- Tia Brumsted, LICSW, LCSW-C, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)
- Jillian Neill, PhD, National Suicide Prevention Resource Center/EDC
- Laura Willemin, LICSW, LCSW-C, Children and Adolescent Mobile Crisis Services (ChAMPS)
- Carrie McDonnell, LICSW, LCSW-C, ChAMPS
The meeting objectives are to:
- Share national and local data trends on suicide ideation and attempts.
- Share evidence-based practices, frameworks, and strategies that can be applied by school teams to increase awareness about suicide prevention, assessment, and intervention.
- Learn about national and local resources on suicide prevention.
- Practice an engagement strategy that can be used to build awareness around the suicide prevention when working with students and families.
Padlet for April 21, 2021 DC CoP meeting: DC CoP Meeting – April 21, 2021 (padlet.org)