Suicide: Know the facts, Know how to help


Hamline University - Anderson Center

Wednesday September 12th 2018 4:30 pm –  6:30 pm

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This Center for Justice and Law event provides an overview of suicide prevalence rates, warning signs, myths, protective factors, and basic strategies for crisis intervention and suicide prevention. This training is appropriate for lawyers, social workers, corrections, police, teachers and professors, behavioral health, and the general public.


Hamline University Anderson Center room 111 (Corner of Snelling and Englewood - on site and street parking available).

Check in begins at 4:00 pm.



Speakers:

Jillian Peterson, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of criminal justice at Hamline University and the director of the Hamline Center for Justice and Law.  Dr. Peterson has a doctoral degree in psychology and social behavior from the University of California, Irvine. Her areas of expertise include violent crime, mass violence, crisis intervention, forensic psychology, and evidence-based public policy.


Hussein Rajput is the director of Counseling Services at Hamline University. Dr. Rajput obtained his Ph.D. in Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Prior to coming to Hamline, he worked in counseling centers at Carleton College, the University of St. Thomas, the University of Oregon, and the University of Minnesota.



Agenda:

4:30: Overview of suicide, prevalence rates, myths, risk factors

5:15: Crisis intervention and suicide prevention skills

6:00: Reflection, resources, and questions



Approved for 2 hours of continuing education credit by:

Minnesota Board of Social Work

Minnesota Board of Psychology

Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy

Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health

Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education

Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training

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Hamline University - Anderson Center

774 Snelling Ave, St Paul, MN 55104, USA


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