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5 March, 2020, 4 PM-5 PM
Contact Name: Lindsey Polansky
Contact E Mail: email@example.com
Date: March 5, 2020
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
Understanding and Preventing Suicide in People with IDD: Experiences Learned from a Collaborative Research Project
People with IDD present a similar suicide risk to the general population, but it remains poorly understood. This webinar will present a research program that aims to improve our understanding, assessment and prevention of suicidal behavior in people with IDD. Through a series of projects carried out in close collaboration between suicide prevention, IDD researchers and clinicians, we developed a dynamic model of suicide risk, a series of tools to support suicide prevention (assessment and intervention) and a strategy to support these tool’s use in clinical settings.
Cécile Bardon, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal
This AAIDD webinar is being hosted by AAIDD's Psychology Interest Network.
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