Suicide Prevention in Corrections Clinical and Legal Implications

Suicide Prevention in Corrections Clinical and Legal Implications
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1Module 1
Recorded on: 2024-06-13
Unit 1Presentation Materials: Suicide Prevention
Unit 2Transcript: Suicide Prevention
Unit 3Workbook: Suicide Prevention
Unit 4Recording: Suicide Prevention

With suicide being the leading cause of death in corrections, prevention efforts must be made a priority in every facility. The core components of a suicide prevention program will be identified and discussed in this presentation. Proper assessment and documentation strategies will be explored. Legal issues addressing how to help reduce liability and increase the quality of care will be covered.



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This webinar will be considered by the American Jail Association to equal one online learning hour toward certification and recertification for the following programs: Certified Jail Officer, Certified Jail Supervisor and Certified Jail Manager.  For more information about AJA certification programs, visit



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