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Date: 7/2/2018 4:10:02 PM

PSW News - July 2018

In this issue
Crisis Intervention Conference

DPI SEL Resources

WI Zero Suicide Highlights

CDC Report on Suicide

CNN Special Report

"Heads Up Guys"

Stigma and Suicide Webinar

Therapy Reduces Youth Suicide Risk
 

22nd Annual Crisis Intervention Conference

SAVE THE DATE! September 20-21, 2018

Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells 

Registration will open in late July here.

DPI SEL Resources

The newly released Wisconsin PK-Adult Social and Emotional Learning Competencies are available here.

This guide is designed to provide educators and out-of-school-time youth service professionals with the essentials for implementing a comprehensive approach to SEL.

Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training Highlights

3893.jpgCongratulations to our newest 2018 WI Zero Suicide Cohort! 

Agnesian Healthcare, Beaten Counseling & Consultation Team, Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley, Brown County Department of Health and Human Services, Catholic Charities, Columbia County Health and Human Services, Prevea Health, Samaritan Counseling Center, Southwest Behavioral Services, Taylor County Human Services Department, Waukesha County Department of Health & Human Services and Fort Healthcare.

By participating in the WI ZS Training held on June 21st and 22nd, these groups make up our 6th Cohort and join the ranks of 43 organizations trained and actively implementing Zero Suicide in Wisconsin. 


CDC Vital Signs: Suicide in the U.S.

From the report: Making sure government, public health, healthcare, employers, education, the media and community organizations are working together is important for preventing suicide. Public health departments can bring together these partners to focus on comprehensive state and community efforts with the greatest likelihood of preventing suicide.

Click here for the full report, Vital Signs page, and fact sheet.

CNN Special Report "Finding Hope: Battling America's Suicide Crisis"

The recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have raised awareness about suicide. Anderson Cooper explored the issue during a town hall on Sunday, June 24. See the full show here.

pic_headsupguys.jpgHeads Up Guys: A Resource for Men, about Men

Learn more about depression in men including symptoms, triggers and risk factors. Take a self check using a depression screening tool that reflects some of the symptoms that are often reported by men. And, learn about getting on the road to recovery! "Heads Up Guys" can be found at headsupguys.org.

Stigma and How it Relates to Suicide by Bernice A. Pescosolido, Ph.D.

July 11, 2018 at 3PM CDT; Register at bit.ly/stigmasuicide

In this webinar, Dr. Pescosolido will:1) Introduce the terms and language surrounding stigma and how it relates to suicide, 2) Describe scientific findings on suicide, and 3) Relate findings to possibilities for suicide prevention.

Therapy Reduces Suicide Risk in Youth

Clinical trial shows dialectical behavior therapy effectiveness. See the report here.