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Dana Alonzo to Serve as Panelist in NIMH Workshop


Graduate School of Social Service Professor Dana Alonzo, Ph.D., will act as a panelist in an upcoming National Institute of Mental Health Suicide Prevention Workshop.

The workshop, titled “Workshop on Advancing Training in Suicide Prevention Clinical Care” will take place virtually on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 and Monday, November 8, 2021, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m ET.

For more on the workshop, see below:

NIMH will convene a two-day workshop to assess the state of the science related to suicide prevention training in clinical care with the ultimate goal of preventing suicidal behavior through improved training of providers.

The workshop will address research priorities related to:

Understanding the barriers and facilitators of successful training in suicide prevention clinical best practices
Characterizing approaches to optimize the clinical workforce to help suicidal individuals
Characterizing the added benefits and drawbacks of digital tools and technologies in suicide prevention
Understanding how to create a system of care that reflects patient preferences and better support for clinicians.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will not be provided to attendees.

Learn More and Register.


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