Suicide prevention webinar for JJ state agency directors

Suicide Prevention in Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities

Webinars hosted by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center & the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators

Part 1: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
3:00-4:30 Eastern Time
Part 2: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
3:00-4:30 Eastern Time

It is important to participate in both webinars to experience the entire training. Part one will be on 2/28.  Part two will be on 3/6.

During this two-part webinar series, participants will spend time discussing a range of issues related to suicide prevention in juvenile detention and correctional facilities.  We will discuss:

  • how negative attitudes regarding prevention impede our suicide prevention efforts
  • demographic and facility characteristics of juvenile suicide
  • suicide prevention policies and procedures
  • responding to a suicide within the facility (case study) 

This webinar series is appropriate for anyone who has responsibility for creating or implementing suicide prevention policies within juvenile detention and correctional facilities including:

  • state juvenile correctional administrators
  • facility directors
  • mental health directors
  • training directors 

Presenter: Lindsay M. Hayes, Project Director, National Center on Institutions and Alternatives Mr. Hayes is a nationally recognized expert on suicide prevention in correctional settings. Mr. Hayes has conducted the only national studies of suicide in jails, prisons and juvenile facilities for the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ). He is a technical assistant consultant that assesses suicide prevention practices and conducts training seminars in state and local juvenile facilities throughout the country, and also acts as a federal court monitor and consultant to the USDOJ’s Civil Rights Division

How to register for the webinars:Registration is required and space is limited.  Click here to register or paste the following URL into your browser: http://edc.adobeconnect.com/sprc-cjca/event/registration.html.

Contact for questions and technical support: If you have any questions, contact Tiffany Kim, SPRC Training Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 202-572-3717. Also contact Tiffany if you’d like to schedule a time to test your connection to Adobe Connect (the webinar platform) and the phone line prior to the live event.