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Online Presentations

Date of Event: Monday , July 29, 2019 11:30 AM

Designed for suicide prevention practitioners, Using Surveillance Data in Suicide Prevention offers an overview of common terms and concepts used in epidemiology. This one-hour podcast also provides information on how to identify and find data for suicide prevention, and explores traditional and non-traditional partners who can help in this effort. The podcast offers a real-life example on how data from Colorado’s Violent Death Reporting System has been used to guide community-based suicide prevention efforts.

Date of Event: Thursday , June 06, 2019 12:30 PM

This podcast reviews qualitative research methods for listeners, offering examples of qualitative design for suicide prevention research and evaluation. Presenter Brooke A. Levandowski, Ph.D, MPA, will review qualitative methodologies, outlining a framework for evaluating qualitative suicide prevention in primary care settings, and highlighting the additional research power available through qualitative designs. Presenter Lisham Ashrafioun, Ph.D. will review his use of qualitative research methods, including qualitative designs and data to evaluate clinical interventions.

Date of Event: Thursday , June 06, 2019 12:30 PM

Designed as an introduction to suicide prevention, this one-hour podcast reviews common myths regarding suicide-related behaviors and provides an overview of the theories for suicidal behavior by individuals.  Using evidence-based suicide frameworks can serve to more effectively help identify people at an increased risk for suicide and inform effective interventions.  During this podcast, Dr.

Date of Event: Thursday , June 06, 2019 11:30 AM

According to the 2016-2018 Gallup Poll, 50% of Americans are members of or regularly participate in services or activities of a faith community. During this presentation, Reverend Sherry Davis Molock, Ph.D. reviews the role faith communities can play in promoting connectedness among members and non-members to prevent suicide and suicidal ideation. 

Date of Event: Thursday , June 06, 2019 11:30 AM

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youths ages 10-24 and suicide death rates are rising. This presentation, featuring Drs. Joan Asarnow, David Goldston, and Jeanne Miranda, describes the Family Intervention for Suicide Prevention, a component of the SAFETY program. 

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.

Date of Event: Wednesday , March 27, 2019 12:30 PM

This webinar, Getting Started with Evaluation, was hosted by Dr. Carol Runyan, Professor at Colorado School of Public Health. During this presentation, Dr. Runyan provided a foundational overview of evaluation methods, guided participants through the process of designing an evaluation, and reviewed important issues in developing research and evaluation projects in suicide prevention for the Rocky Mountain Research Training Institute.

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. 

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.

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...

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.

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.