Understanding Adolescent Suicide Attempts

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Presenters: Kimberly McManamara, PhD, LICSW, Joanna Almeida, ScD, MPH, MSW, & Brandy Brooks, MA, MS

The first of six webinars in the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention's (ICRC-S) 2016 webinar series will take place on Tuesday, January 12th from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The speakers for this webinar will be members of the Massachusetts team that attended the ICRC-S 2014 Research Training Institute, including Dr. Kimberly O'Brien and Dr. Joanna Almeida, Assistant Professors, Simmons School of Social Work (Boston), and Brandy Brooks of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's Suicide Prevention Program. Their collaborative research project focused on understanding the preparatory thoughts, behaviors, and decision-making processes that precipitate adolescent suicide attempts. David B. Goldston, Ph.D., Duke Child and Family Study Center Practice, Duke University, will moderate the webinar. Dr. Goldston acted as mentor to the Massachusetts team for 12 months.

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