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. Learning Objectives: Review risk, protective, […]

115 Reducing Suicide Risk by Enhancing Resilience

Resilience is the ability or capacity to adapt to and withstand stress while continuing to function successfully in times of adversity. This session will discuss the relationship between resilience and suicide risk, including what resilience is and how to assess for it. It will describe individual resilience factors and how these can be enhanced and […]