Introduction to Zero Suicide in Vermont: Suicide Safe Pathways to Care

What is involved in the implementation of a Zero Suicide approach and what resources exist to support this work.Suicide Prevention Webinar Series:Introduction to Zero Suicide in Vermont: Suicide Safe Pathways to Care August 10th, October 12th, December 14th, January 11th, March 14th, OR May 9th from 9:00 am – 10:00 amYou have your choice of one of the scheduled dates above. Each date contains the same content.There is no cost to attend.Offered by VT Suicide Prevention Center under funding from the Vermont Department of Mental Health.Zero Suicide is a set of evidence-based principles and practices for preventing suicide within health

Helping Save Lives Using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scales

Online Event

Reducing Suicide, Reducing Workloads, and Reducing LiabilityHelping Save Lives Using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scales (CSSRS): Reducing Suicide, Reducing Workloads, and Reducing LiabilityThe Columbia Protocol, also known as the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), supports suicide risk assessment through a series of simple, plain-language questions that anyone can ask. The answers help users identify whether someone is at risk for suicide, assess the severity and immediacy of that risk, and gauge the level of support that the person needs. Users of the tool ask people:• Whether and when they have thought about suicide (ideation)• What actions they have taken

Umatter® for Schools – Spring Evening Edition

Virtual VT, VT, US

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Wednesday, April 10, 2024 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Wednesday, May 1, 2024 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Wednesday, May 8, 2024 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Offered By: CHL About the Trainer: Kathleen Kilbourne, M.Ed. (she/her) Executive Director Center for Health and Learning Kathleen brings to the role of Executive Director and Trainer for the Center for Health and Learning (CHL) and the Vermont Suicide Prevention Center (VTSPC), a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration, three state license endorsements (Elem. Education, Special Education, and Administration), as well as

The Power of Connection: Building Support for Suicide Prevention

Virtual Online, NA, 00000, NA, US

Suicide is preventable. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the suicide rate for 2021 in the USA was 14 per 100,000 individuals. In Vermont, it is the second leading cause of death for people ages 18-35. The importance of professionals keeping up to date with research and practice cannot be overstated. Hosted by David Prescott, LICSW, ATSA-F, join CHL's Kathleen Kilbourne, Kirk Postlewaite, and Cristina Maddocks in this Safer Talk webinar; they outline ideas for creating a supportive environment that encourages open conversations and helps those in need find the assistance they deserve. In this session, you’ll discover how