Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self Injury School Nurse Webinar Series #5

Screening Tools, Trainings, Toolkits, and Handouts
Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)
Lifetime/Recent
Risk Assessment Page
Community Card for Teachers – Quick Screen
Community Card for Teens – Quick Screen

FREE Training for Communities and Healthcare

Preventing a Suicide: Toolkit for High Schools

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, & Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (2018). After a suicide: A toolkit for schools (2nd ed.)

Do’s and Don’ts of approaching suicidal behaviors

Safety Plan Template

PDF Resources
National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention: Transforming Health Systems Initiative Work Group (n.d.) Recommended Standard Care for People with Suicide Risk: MAKING HEALTH CARE SUICIDE SAFE.

National Institute of Mental Health. (2016) Questions about Suicide.

Centers for Disease Control

National and Austin Area Referrals for at Risk Children and Adolescents
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Hotline
Text “START” to 741-741

Texas Child Study Center
512-324-3315

Websites and Organizations
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Schools

National Institute of Mental Health

Self-Injury Foundation

End Teen Suicide

Child Mind Institute

Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

CHADS: Communities Healing Adolescent Depression and Suicide

National Alliance on Mental Illness. (2015). Self-Harm

National Institute of Mental Health: Suicide in America FAQ

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Implementation Assessment Report.

Suicide prevention facts and resources.

Clinical Guidelines and Articles
Action Alliance: Recommended Standard Care for People with Suicide Risk

Horowitz, L. M., & Ballard, E. D. (2009). Suicide screening in schools, primary care and emergency departments. Current opinion in pediatrics, 21(5), 620.

Nock, M. K., Green, J.G., Hwang, I., McLaughlin, K.A., Sampson, N.A., Zaslavsky, A.M., & Kessler, R.C. (2013). Prevalence, correlates, and treatment of lifetime suicidal behavior among adolescents: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement. JAMA psychiatry, 70(3), 300-310.

Posner, K., Melvin, G. A., Stanley, B., Oquendo, M. A., & Gould, M. (2007). Factors in the assessment of suicidality in youth. CNS spectrums, 12, 156-162.

Stone, D. M., Simon, T. R., Fowler, K. A., Kegler, S. R., Yuan, K., Holland, K. M., … & Crosby, A. E. (2018). Vital Signs: Trends in State Suicide Rates—United States, 1999–2016 and Circumstances Contributing to Suicide—27 States, 2015. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 67(22), 617.

Stone, D.M., Holland, K.M., Bartholow, B., Crosby, A.E., Davis, S., and Wilkins, N. (2017). Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policies, Programs, and Practices. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Whitlock, J. L., Baetens, I., Lloyd-Richardson, E., Hasking, P., Hamza, C., Lewis, S., … & Robinson, K. (2018). Helping schools support caregivers of youth who self-injure: Considerations and recommendations. School Psychology International, 0143034318771415.
World Health Organization. (2016). Practice manual for establishing and maintaining surveillance systems for suicide attempts and self-harm.

Books and Textbooks
Stopping the Pain
Shapiro, L. (2008)

Parenting a Child Who has Intense Emotions
Harvey, P.

Working with Self-Harming Adolescents: A Collaborative, Strengths-Based Approach for help in coping with a child’s self-injury.
Selekman, M.

Self-harm, suicidal behaviors, and cyberbullying in children and young people: systematic review.
John, A., Glendenning, A. C., Marchant, A., Montgomery, P., Stewart, A., Wood, S., … & Hawton, K. (2018)

DBT Skills in Schools: Skills Training for Emotional Problem Solving for Adolescents Dbt Steps-a.
Mazza, J. J., Dexter-Mazza, E. T., Miller, A. L., Rathus, J. H., & Murphy, H. E. (2016)

Treating self-injury: A practical guide.
Walsh, B. W. (2012)

Additional Resources
TedTalk
Shattering the Silence: Youth Suicide Prevention | Sadie Penn | TEDxYouth@Lancaster