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Suicide Detection & Prevention: Avoiding Costly Litigation, 8 hours

STC: 0920-026484

Suicide continues to be a leading cause of death in jails. It is vital that correctional agencies implement a sound suicide prevention policy, including the critical component of staff training, to mitigate the risk of inmate suicide and costly litigation. This thorough and engaging course covers the facts and myths around suicide, red flags, communication skills, and prevention strategies.