MHSOAC Suicide Risk Screening in Schools

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MHSOAC Suicide Risk Screening in Schools

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Stan Collins
Registration Link
Amanda Lawrence

Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission Suicide Risk Screening in Schools

About the Training:

Training on suicide risk screening for students in the school setting is vital to comprehensive suicide prevention. California Education Code 215 mandates that all Local Education Agencies have protocols in place to
intervene with youth at risk. This training provides a FREE opportunity for school staff to learning about best practices in school-based screening for suicide risk, how to respond effectively to keep youth and students safe. The training also incorporates content on Suicide Safety Planning Intervention (SPI), data and tracking related to suicide risk screening, and cultural considerations. Attendees will receive materials necessary for implementation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn best practices for screening youth for suicide risk
  • Explore key components of suicide risk screening in school setting, including evidence-based tools
  • Examine crisis response protocols and how to incorporate steps to keep youth safe


About the Speaker: Stan Collins, Suicide Prevention Specialist

Who Should Attend: Individuals who are responsible for conducting student suicide risk screenings in TK-12 school settings are invited to participate in these trainings. You do not have to be a mental health professional to attend.

To register and for more information: