Community Suicide Prevention Community of Practice – Building Community Capacity – Meeting 4

Event Type:  Communities of Practice
COP Topic:  Community Suicide Prevention (February - September 2018)
Date:  Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm (America/New_York)

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Bonnie Lipton

Participants discussed methods to improve clinical treatment and prevention capacity at the community level, including methods to improve cultural competence in systems, expand partnership impact, and improve care coordination. Our guest speakers included Kristie Brooks (Choctaw Nation) and Jenna Heise (Texas Dept. of Health & Human Services) who both spoke to Zero Suicide implementation in localized community health settings. There was also some discussion on developing partnerships and efforts to strengthen collaboration with substance abuse treatment provider systems.

Settings:  Communities
Planning and Implementing:  Evidence-Based Prevention, Cultural Competence, Education and Training
Strategies:  Health Systems Change