Principles for a Viable Suicide Prevention Program
Robin Belcher-Timme, PsyD, ABPP, CCHP-MH, senior expert with Falcon, Inc.
Suicide continues to be a leading cause of death in correctional facilities. These deaths represent a serious public health problem, and many are preventable. This seminar will provide an overview of inmate suicide, including trends, risk and protective factors. It also articulates guiding principles for suicide prevention and risk management for those looking to develop or revise suicide prevention policies, and discusses the importance and process of conducting a mortality review.
• Review trends, risk and protective factors for suicide in correctional facilities
• Describe the critical components to a suicide prevention program
• Articulate the key elements to the mortality review process
About the presenter
Robin Belcher-Timme, PsyD, ABPP, CCHP-MH, is a senior expert with Falcon, Inc., where he provides consultation to justice systems on topics related to health care, justice architecture and best practices in correctional behavioral health. Dr. Timme is a board-certified forensic psychologist, and has served in several senior clinical and administrative roles within correctional systems. He maintains an independent practice in forensic evaluation, providing consulting and expert witness services in criminal and civil matters.
$59, includes the powerpoint presentation, the webinar recording and CE credit – 1.0 hours for ACCME, ANCC, APA and CCHP