Collaborative Safety Planning to Reduce Risk in Suicidal Patients: A Key Component of the Zero Suicide Model

July 14, 2017

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S) is hosting a webinar on collaborative safety planning to reduce risk in suicidal patients. Adam Swanson, senior prevention specialist at SPRC, will provide an overview of the Zero Suicide model and how safety planning contributes to it. Barbara Stanley, professor of medical psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, will describe the six components of the safety planning intervention, and the research and evidence that supports it. Michael Cain, clinical director of Southwest Behavioral Health Center in Utah, will discuss why the center chose to incorporate collaborative safety planning as part of clinical workflows, how it is being implemented, and the challenges and successes it has encountered. The webinar will be held on July 26 from 3 to 4 p.m. ET. To register, click here.