Preventing suicides in California: Best practices and initial outcomes
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Describe suicide prevention best practices being utilized by California's prevention and early intervention programs Describe initial outcomes of the programs
Keyword(s): Mental Health, Mental Health System
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a Program Manager for the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), and the lead staff for statewide suicide prevention efforts. Previously, I evaluated prevention programs and provided training and technical assistance to substance abuse prevention coalitions. I was the Mental Health Services Act coordinator for San Diego County during development of the Prevention and Early Intervention plan. I earned her masterâs degree in Research Methods and Health Policy at the University of Virginia.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.