Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scales Question and Answer
June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Helping Save Lives Using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scales (CSSRS) – Question and Answer
Reducing Suicide, Reducing Workloads, and Reducing Liability
Refresher for previous CSSRS attendees
- 15 minutes will be a refresher on the CSSRS tool
- 45 minutes will be spent as a Q & A from previously collected questions from past CSSRS webinar participants.
Who should attend
Those who had attended a previous CSSRS training.
About the Trainer
Adam Lesser, LCSW, Deputy Director for Implementation, The Columbia Lighthouse Project.
Adam Lesser is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatric Social Work in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and an Adjunct Professor in the Columbia School of Social Work. He is responsible for all Project activities related to public health, including the international dissemination of and training on the Columbia Protocol. Previously, he was the youth suicide project director at the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, where he directed the statewide implementation of the Columbia Protocol and other suicide prevention tools and efforts through their Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant from SAMHSA. He has a master’s degree in social work from Smith College and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Tufts University.
There is no cost to attend
This webinar is provided under funding from the Vermont Department of Mental Health