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Suicide WW
Suicide Postvention: Going Beyond Prevention and Intervention
July 20, 2022


This event was part of our ongoing Workshop Wednesday series. 

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Event Description

Clinical training around suicide most often emphasizes intervention efforts and prevention skills, but rarely includes information about how to manage the aftermath of a death by suicide. This webinar will focus on how to develop and implement plans for postvention, or what to do in the aftermath of a death by suicide. Our discussion will emphasize creating a plan, designating key tasks and assigning roles, how to effectively (and with less stigma) communicate about suicide, and how to transition from postvention back to prevention.  


Keri Frantell, PhD

Dr. Keri A. Frantell (she/her/hers) is licensed psychologist working with university counseling students. She earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Tennessee. Her integrated program of practice, research, teaching, and advocacy centers on multiculturalism and social justice. In both research and clinical practice, she has extensive experience working with suicidality and LGBTQ+ populations. She has published on factors related to transgender suicidal ideation and attempts, bisexual oppression and the impact on mental and physical health, and the connection between religiosity and suicidality for LGB young adults.