The University of Texas System

Suicide Prevention

Oct 04, 2023

12:00 pm–1:00 pm


Learning Objectives:

  • Distinguish between safe and unsafe ways to talk about suicide.
  • Define risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicide.
  • Identify steps to complete the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)
    Screener and the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ).
  • Describe the importance of working with the CPAN to strengthen the pathway
    to care for children and youth experiencing serious mental health issues.


  • Jennifer Crutsinger, MA, LPC-S | HHSC Office of Mental Health Coordination, Youth Grant Project Director
  • Laura Hernandez Gold, LCSW-S | HHSC Office of Mental Health Coordination, Suicide Prevention & Project AWARE