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Online Presentations

A Comprehensive, Collaborative, Data-Informed, Integrated Approach to Suicide Prevention: The Colorado National Collaborative

Date of Event: Friday , April 05, 2019 2:30 PM

This podcast will introduce listeners to the Colorado National Collaborative (CNC), an effort involving national, state, and local partners with the audacious goal of reducing suicide in Colorado 20% by 2024. It will begin with an overview of the public health approach and an example of a successful effort to reduce preventable injuries as context for applying it to suicide prevention. National resources developed by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be presented as fundamental to the CNC effort.

Measuring Fidelity in Suicide Prevention

Date of Event: Monday , October 15, 2018 2:30 PM

Dr. Wendi Cross and Dr. Jennifer West, both of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), review the importance of measuring fidelity of program implementation with particular emphasis on implementer fidelity. 

Lethal Means Safety for Suicide Prevention

Date of Event: Thursday , September 20, 2018 10:30 AM

Dr. Marian (Emmy) Betz, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and emergency physician at the University of Colorado Hospital, draws on her experience in the emergency department and as a researcher to describe the rationale, current state of research and next steps for lethal means safety for suicide prevention.

The Relationship between Suicide and Opioid Abuse

Date of Event: Monday , June 11, 2018 4:30 PM

In this online presentation, the third in the ICRC-S 2018 webinar series, Lisham Ashrafioun PhD discussed research on the interaction between pain and substance use, how this association may influence patients’ experience of pain, substance use behaviors, and suicide risk, and the development of interventions to identify and treat patients at high-risk of pain and substance use disorders...

Developing Comprehensive, Integrated Approaches to Suicide Prevention

Date of Event: Monday , December 18, 2017 1:30 PM

Dr. Eric Conwell describes the rationale for a comprehensive and highly coordinated approach to suicide prevention and the role that public health can play in this 43-minute online presentation.

Measurement of Suicidal Ideation and Behavior in Adults

Date of Event: Friday , June 30, 2017 2:30 PM

In this online presentation, Dr. Kim Van Orden defines terms on suicide ideation and behavior, describes reasons for measurement and links them to measurement tools, and discusses considerations in interpreting data from measurement tools. Dr. Wendi Cross moderates the presentation.