School Mental Health Professionals & Administrators: Intervening With Suicidal Students & Postvention in Schools

Today’s schools face unprecedented challenges in youth mental health and incidents of suicide. This session will explore lessons learned from the aftermath of numerous suicides to help school, community mental health, and administrative personnel increase their understanding of the most common factors in youth suicide and learn to:

  • Identify protective and resiliency factors for youth and identify key myths about suicide. 
  • Utilize a comprehensive model for suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.
  • Identify the relationship between self-injury and suicide.
  • Understand the complex relationship between bullying and suicide.

Presenting Partner:  SST


Dr. Scott Poland
Date & Time
Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Type
Breakout Session
Mental & Behavioral Health, Health & Wellness, Culture, Climate & Community, Operations & Emergency Management