Wednesday Apr 28, 11:00 AM
139 Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention: Individualized Assessment and Individualized Interventions
The rate of suicide in correctional settings has increased over recent years, requiring that suicide prevention strategies be revisited. This presentation will review the research literature on suicide in corrections including risk, protective, and environmental factors. New methods that promote safety while engaging the individual in treatment will be presented.
- Review risk, protective, and environmental factors for suicide in correctional settings
- Examine new methods of intervention that will promote treatment while mitigating risk for suicide
- Discuss how to apply these new methods to improve existing suicide prevention programs