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Suicide Prevention for Public Safety: Understanding and Mitigating Crisis

Suicide Prevention for Public Safety: Understanding and Mitigating Crisis

Instructor(s):
    Brian Nanavaty
  • Brian Nanavaty
    Captain, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
Date(s):
  • Nov 05, 2020
Time:
  • 2:00 - 4:00pm EST
Individual Fee:
  • $95.00 per registered attendee
Group Rate:
  • $95.00 for the first attendee - $50.00 per each additional attendee
Agency Pricing:
  • Please contact us for an agency-wide pricing quote.

Public Safety agencies and peers reel in the wake of an employee suicide and yet the numbers of self-harm cases continue to annually outpace duty-related deaths. In addition to the number of employee suicides, thousands of peers wrestle daily with personal and professional crises unabated and untreated. Ignoring employee and peer crisis is a recipe for disaster, yet agencies typically wait until crisis has spiraled before responding with resources. This common reactive methodology provides minimal chance of success in preventing suicide or long-term personal or career challenges. 

Course Objectives:

  • Review the seeds of personal and professional crisis and both yellow and red early warning and crisis indicators
  • Address how to respond to crisis
  • Instruct participants on how to address crisis long before it derails another career or risks another life

Who Should Attend:

  • Agencies wanting to understand suicide prevention and how crisis / self-harm develop during the career
  • Agencies that have experienced an employee suicide
  • Public safety crisis counselors and clinicians 
  • Peer teams
  • Labor management
  • Union officials
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