Zero Suicide Attempts Trainings
Guide to Getting Started with Zero
Zero Suicide Webnars - A multi-source collection of readings, tools, videos, and webinars to help you understand and implement Zero Suicide.
The Zero Suicide Academy is a two-day training for senior leaders of health and behavioral health care organizations that seek to dramatically reduce suicides among patients in their care. Using the Zero Suicide framework, participants learn how to incorporate best and promising practices into their organizations and processes to improve care and safety for individuals at risk. Zero Suicide faculty provide both interactive presentations and small group sessions, and collaborate with participants to develop organization-specific action plans. The Zero Suicide Academy is presented by EDC, Inc
The Zero Suicide Academy grew
out of a rising interest by health care organizations to
learn how to provide better care for those at risk for
suicide. The tools exist to improve care for those
struggling with suicide, and there is evidence that a
comprehensive approach works, said Julie Goldstein
Grumet, Director of Prevention and Practice at SPRC
Suicide is preventable, and health care systems need
to embrace and work towards the aspirational goal of
preventing ALL suicide deaths for patients in their
Quick Guide to
Getting Started with Zero Suicide
2 Challenge your organization to adopt a comprehensive approach to suicide care, using the readings and tools in the Lead section of the toolkit.
3 Convene your Zero Suicide implementation team.
4 Discuss and complete the Zero Suicide Organizational Self-Study.
5 Create a workplan and set priorities, using the Zero Suicide Workplan Template.
6 Formulate a plan to collect data to support evaluation and quality improvement using the Zero Suicide Data Elements Worksheet.
7 Announce to staff the adoption of an enhanced suicide care approach.
8 Administer the Zero Suicide Workforce Survey to all clinical and non-clinical staff to learn more about staffs perceptions of their comfort and competence caring for those at risk for suicide.
9 Review and develop processes and policies for screening, assessment, risk formulation, treatment, and care transitions. Examine the use of electronic and/or paper health records to support these processes.
10 Evaluate progress and measure
results. Revisit the Zero Suicide Organizational Self-Study
to check your organizations fidelity to the core
components of Zero Suicide. Collect data on the measures you
selected in Step 6.
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