Suicide is an enormous problem in the corrections, with significant economic and social impacts. This presentation will review current strategies for accurate suicide risk assessment and discuss innovative approaches that have the potential to significantly reduce suicide rates. Ways to mitigate legal risks and to care for inmates and staff who have witnessed or been affected by suicide-related adverse advents will be offered.
- Review options for suicide risk assessment
- Examine technological advances in the field of suicide risk assessment
- Discuss successful staff and inmate intervention strategies for adverse events