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This collection features resources highlighted on the homepage of the SPRC website. These include products created by SPRC and our partners, upcoming trainings and conferences, news, and programs developed by suicide prevention grantees and others in the field.

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On February 11, 2015 (2:00-3:00 p.m. ET), the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention will host a webinar on "Exploring the Impact of Suicide Prevention Research in Health Care Settings." The webinar panel will include Dr. Ursula Whiteside (Forefront: Innovations in Suicide Prevention), Dr. Brian Ahmedani (Henry Ford Health System), and Dr. Yeates Conwell (University of Rochester).

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John Draper Discusses Person-Centered Care

SPARK Talks are short videos designed to spark conversation, innovation, and action. In his contribution to this series, John Draper, Director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, discusses the "person-centered" approach to behavioral health care. Dr. Draper is also a member of the SPRC Steering Committee. In the January 2015 Director’s Corner, Dr. Draper explored the accomplishments of the Lifeline over its first 10 years.

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Action Alliance Clinical Workforce Guidelines

The National Action Alliance’s Suicide Prevention and the Clinical Workforce: Guidelines for Training provides a foundation for creating suicide prevention training programs in health and behavioral health services. The guidelines can be used to create suicide care curricula for both preservice and inservice training of nurses, social workers, primary care physicians, school counselors, and behavioral health specialists.

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Discuss LGBT Suicide Safely and Effectively

Talking about Suicide & LGBT Populations is a guide to talking safely about suicide while advancing the vital public discussion about preventing suicide among LGBT people. This free publication was developed by a team led by the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network and is included in the SPRC Best Practices Registry.