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Suicide Awareness

Training Opportunities

NJH Suicide Awareness Response Training

National Jewish Health offers a two hour in person training twice a month recommended for all staff. In this class, we cover the role of all staff to complete initial assessments on patients who express concern for suicide. You can sign up for one of these classes on NetLearning. Once logged in to NetLearning select Learning Opportunities (Enroll) and search for “Suicide Awareness Training”.


Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale Screen Version

Using the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale Screen Version is required when evaluating an inpatient and recommended when working with outpatients. This free 30-minute training offered by The Columbia Lighthouse Project is recommended to learn about the screening tool. 


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NJH Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale Screen Version and Brown Stanley Safety Plan Training

We offer the ability for in person training on the use of the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale Screen Version while completing a suicide evaluation. The presentation also covers completing a Brown Stanley Safety Plan and Colorado M1 Holds.


NJH Suicide Awareness Quarterly Virtual Learning Collaborative

Look out for emails with links to upcoming quarterly trainings.

Upcoming 2022 Presentations:

2023 Presentations to be Announced Soon!


Previous Presentations Video Recordings


January 27, 2023

Suicide Assessment and Intervention Policy Net Learning

October 6, 2022

Ensuring a Safe Environment for People who are Suicidal


July 26, 2022

Determining Appropriate Levels of Care for individuals at risk for suicide


April 26, 2022

Suicide in the US: Warning Signs and Risk Factors Among Patients and Providers, CJ Bathgate PhD
View Getting Help Suicide Resources (PDF)


January 18, 2022

What is Zero Suicide and How is it Implemented at NJH? - Elizabeth Langhoff