Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention During COVID-19: What School-Based Staff Need to Know


The School-Based Health Alliance and the National Center for School Mental Health, as part of their School Health Services National Quality Initiative, are pleased to host national webinars on innovation and emerging best practices in school health. Information for our next webinar is provided below:

Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention During COVID-19:
What School-Based Staff Need to Know

Tuesday, May 12th, 2:00-3:30pm (EST)

This webinar is co-hosted with the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), the nation’s federally funded resource center devoted to implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. SPRC is a project of the Education Development Center.

This webinar will address three key evidence-based topics and the resources to support school staff as they manage current or emerging suicidal thoughts and behaviors in their students during the COVID-19 crisis. Presenters will share the rationale and tools to develop an individual and meaningful safety plan via telehealth; equip teachers and school staff with the skills to identify and respond to youth who may be at risk; and provide a thoughtful approach for supporting the school and family should a suicide occur.

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