Suicide prevention in juvenile correctional facilities


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Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Education Development Center, Inc (EDC)

This two-part webinar series guides juvenile justice administrators and staff in creating and implementing suicide prevention policies within juvenile detention facilities.  It describes the demographic and facility characteristics of juvenile suicide and teaches the eight critical components of a sound suicide prevention policy: staff training: intake screening and ongoing assessment; communication; housing; levels of supervision; intervention; reporting and mortality review.