Exploring the Impact of Suicide Prevention Research in the Criminal Justice System

June 26, 2015

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

Incarceration has been identified as a risk factor for suicide and studies have shown that suicide is significantly higher among people who have had contact with the criminal justice system, even if they never served time. In this webinar, Dr. Marc Swogger of the University of Rochester will talk about psychopathy in relation to substance use treatment, violence, and suicidality in forensic populations. Dr. Robert Canning of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will moderate the webinar and discuss issues related to conducting research in prisons. The webinar will be on July 15, 2-3 p.m. ET.