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Department of Health Social Work Grand Rounds

July 25 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Topic: The Rise of Suicide Attempts Among Black Children: Are We Missing the Signs?

Presented by: Michael Lindsey, PhD, MSW, MPH. Executive Director, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy Research at New York University

Target Audience: Interprofessional and multidisciplinary health care providers, educators, and students.

After this presentation, participants will leave with knowledge to:

1) To identify the suicide prevalence rates of Black youth in the U.S.

2) To examine the unique risk and protective factors of Black youth related to suicide behaviors.

3) To share policy-level interventions and other implications for research and practice to combat this emergent crisis.

Email Renee Collins with questions about the event at renee.collins@austin.utexas.edu.

Registration Required