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Intro to Zero Suicide in Vermont: Suicide Safter Pathways to Care

December 14, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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

December 14th, January 11th, March 14th, OR May 9th from 9:00 am – 10:00 am

You 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 and mental health systems. The foundational belief of Zero Suicide is that suicide deaths for individuals under care are preventable. Zero Suicide requires a system-wide approach to improve outcomes and close gaps. This webinar describes how systematic suicide care closes gaps for the suicidal person, what is involved in the implementation of a Zero Suicide approach, and what resources exist to support this work.

Objectives

1) Understand the context for the adoption of Zero Suicide principles and practices

2) Introduce essential elements and evidence-based practices

3) Learn about Vermont Zero Suicide initiatives

4) Identify Zero Suicide resources for health care and mental health providers in Vermont

CEUS

1 hour approved through the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation for:

  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • Allied Mental Health
  • Psychological Examiners
  • Social Workers

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is for all staff in health care, mental health organizations, primary care and hospitals, schools and community settings interested in suicide prevention skills and the framework for suicide safer care. It provides basic information for all involved in a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention, and prior to the adoption of advanced practices in a pathway to care.

Venue

Virtual
VTVTUS

Organizer

Vermont Suicide Prevention Center
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