ICRC-S February 13 Webinar
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:00:00 PM UTC - 8:00:00 PM UTC
The Intersection of Suicide Research and Public Health Practice: Suicide and the Military, the second webinar in a new webinar and conference call series from the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S), will take place on Wednesday, February 13th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The webinar is designed for researchers and state or local practitioners in injury or suicide prevention. It will feature discussion of the scope of the problem of suicide among our nation's veterans and approaches that the Veterans Administration is taking to reduce suicide. The webinar will also provide information about the Statewide Advocacy for Veterans' Empowerment (SAVE) program of the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services. Presenters for this webinar will be Robert Bossarte, Acting Associate Director and Chief for Epidemiology and Interventions Research at the VISN 2 Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention at VA Medical Center at Canandaigua and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (CSPS) at the University of Rochester; Alan Holmlund, Director of the Suicide Prevention Program in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health; and Cheryl Lussier Poppe, Deputy Secretary for Programs, Services and Personnel in the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services. The webinar will be moderated by Julie Goldstein Grumet, Director of Prevention and Practice for the national Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
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