Date & Time
Monday, May 1, 2023, 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
116 Rethinking Suicide Risk, Prevention, and Intervention*

The rate of suicide in correctional settings has increased over recent years, requiring that suicide prevention strategies be revisited. This presentation will review the research literature on suicide in corrections including risk, protective, and environmental factors. New methods that promote safety while engaging the individual in treatment will be presented. Facilitators will use case examples to expound upon the research.

Educational Objectives
  • Describe risk, protective, and environmental factors for suicide in correctional settings
  • Identify new methods of intervention that will promote treatment while mitigating risk for suicide
  • Explore ways to improve the suicide prevention programs within one's own facility

Level: Intermediate