Webinar Archives

The Intersection of Suicide Research and Public Health Practice: Suicide and Veterans, the second webinar in a webinar and conference call series from the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S), took place on Wednesday, February 13th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The webinar was designed for researchers and state or local practitioners in injury or suicide prevention. It featured discussion of the scope of the problem of suicide among our nation's veterans and approaches that the Veterans Administration take to reduce suicide. The webinar also provided information about the Statewide Advocacy for Veterans' Empowerment (SAVE) program of the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services. Presenters for this webinar were Robert Bossarte, Acting Associate Director and Chief for Epidemiology and Interventions Research at the VISN 2 Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention at VA Medical Center at Canandaigua and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (CSPS) at the University of Rochester; Alan Holmlund, Director of the Suicide Prevention Program in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health; and Cheryl Lussier Poppe, Deputy Secretary for Programs, Services and Personnel in the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services. The webinar was moderated by Julie Goldstein Grumet, Director of Prevention and Practice for the national Suicide Prevention Resource Center.

To view the full recording, visit: http://edc.adobeconnect.com/p5bgltux1nj/

The conference call featured a presentation by Rhonda Siegel, Injury Prevention Program Manager in the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, on the New Hampshire Suicide Prevention Council, a public-private partnership. Ms. Siegel primarily works with state collaborators on best practice program development, implementation, and evaluation with regards to injury prevention issues. She works on a range of injury issues, including acting as the chair for the New Hampshire Falls Risk Reduction Task Force, the New Hampshire Teen Driving Committee, the Communications Subcommittee of the New Hampshire Suicide Prevention Council and the Sexual Violence Prevention Implementation Committee. She is also on the advisory committees for SAFE KIDS NH and all motor vehicle issues. For the full Adobe Connect recording, please visit: http://edc.adobeconnect.com/p8uprrjtghr/

The first webinar in a new webinar and conference call series from the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) took place on Wednesday, January 9th from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Entitled The Intersection of Suicide Research and Public Health Practice: Laying the Foundation for Partnership, this webinar explored the public health and collaboration frameworks for suicide prevention and suicide research. The webinar is designed for researchers and state or local practitioners in injury or suicide prevention. The goal of this webinar and of the ICRC-S webinar and conference call series is to promote a dialogue between researchers and practitioners, enabling them to identify new, collaborative projects that will inform and enhance suicide prevention efforts and research. Presenters for this webinar will be Eric Caine, M.D., John Romano Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center and Elly Stout, M.S., Prevention Support Program Manager for the national Suicide Prevention Resource Center. The webinar will be moderated by Ann Marie White, Ed.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center. A full archived recording of this session can be found here: http://edc.adobeconnect.com/p2dtu2ll0k5/

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