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Understanding and Preventing Suicide in People with IDD: Experiences Learned from a Collaborative Research Project

Contact Name:   Lindsey Polansky

Contact E Mail:  lpolansky@aaidd.org

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





Content Overview:

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.

Presenter: 
Cécile Bardon, PhD, Université du Québec à Montréal

This AAIDD webinar is being hosted by AAIDD's Psychology Interest Network. 

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