slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
2007-2011 Suicide Completions in Four River (All Ages) PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
2007-2011 Suicide Completions in Four River (All Ages)

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 45

2007-2011 Suicide Completions in Four River (All Ages) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 61 Views
  • Uploaded on

2007-2011 Suicide Completions in Four River (All Ages). Let’s Talk…. About the Role of Schools In Preventing Suicide Among Students. Lisa Huddleston Principal LCMS Lisa.huddleston@livingston.kyschools.us 270-839-1827 or 270-988-3263. Introductions. Targets: I can identify risk factors.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about '2007-2011 Suicide Completions in Four River (All Ages)' - carr


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
let s talk

Let’s Talk…

About the Role of Schools

In Preventing Suicide Among Students

introductions

Lisa Huddleston

Principal

LCMS

Lisa.huddleston@livingston.kyschools.us

270-839-1827 or 270-988-3263

Introductions
what s in it for me

Targets:

    • I can identify risk factors.
    • I can identify warning signs.
    • I can identify, prioritize, & implement protective factors.
    • I can refer and follow up with students who exhibit concerning behaviors.
    • I can refer to resources on the web and will complete self-study.
What’s In It For Me?
slide5

Agenda

  • Suicide Statistics
  • Current Laws Affecting Kentucky Schools
  • Identifying at Risk Students
  • Early Identification, Referral, & Follow-Up
  • Putting it all together
  • Closure
pennyrile slides

Pennyrile Slides

Livingston is part of Pennyroyal Stats

slide12

Violent Deaths Worldwide

Suicide

?

Homicide

Armed Conflict

slide14

There were 38,364 deaths by suicide in the year 2010…

… That’s 105.1 suicides each day …

slide17

In Kentucky…

  • Kentucky has the 21st Highest Suicide completion rate in the nation.
  • Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for 10-14 year olds.
  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for 15-34 year olds.
  • Suicide is the 4th leading cause of death for 35-54 year olds.
school laws in the us
School Laws in the US

Alaska, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Tennessee are the only four states who mandate annual 2-hour suicide prevention training for school personnel.

Alaskarequires 2 hours of training each year for teachers, administrators, counselors, and specialists who provide services to students in grades 7-12.

Kentuckyrequires 2 hours of “self-study review of suicide prevention materials” each year for high school and middle school principals, guidance counselors, and teachers.

Louisianarequires 2 hours of in-service training each year for teachers, school counselors, principals, and other administrators “for whom such training is deemed beneficial”.

Tennesseerequires 2 hours of in-service training each year for teachers and principals.

senate bill 65
Senate Bill 65

Suicide Prevention Education for Middle and High School Staff Signed by Governor April 13, 2010http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/10RS/SB65.htm Amends KRS 158.070 to require all high school and middle school principals, guidance counselors and teachers to complete a minimum of two hours of self-study review of suicide prevention materials each school year. Also amends KRS 161.011 to permit suicide prevention training for classified employees.

house bill 51
House Bill 51

Suicide Prevention Information for Middle and High School Students. Signed by Governor March 4, 2010http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/10RS/HB51.htm Amends KRS 156.095 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to post suicide prevention awareness and training information on its Web page by Aug. 1, 2010;

Requires every public middle and high school administrator to disseminate suicide prevention awareness information to all middle and high school students by Sept. 1, 2010, and Sept. 1 of each year thereafter.

identifying at risk students1
Identifying At Risk Students

Risk Factors

Warning Signs

Protective Factors

risk factors
Risk Factors

Personal or environmental characteristics that are associated with suicide. People affected by one or more of these risk factors have a greater probability of suicidal behavior.

Examples: Risky Behaviors, History of depression, low self-esteem

risk factors1
Risk Factors
  • Behavioral Health Issues
    • Depressive disorders
    • Substance abuse/dependence
    • Conduct/disruptive behavior disorders
    • Anxiety, Personality, and other disorders
    • Self Injury (even without intent to die)
    • Previous suicide attempts
    • Genetic/biological vulnerabilities.
    • Multiple Risk Factors/ Multiple Behavioral Health Disorders
risk factors2
Risk Factors
  • Personal Characteristics
    • Hopelessness
    • Low Self Esteem
    • Loneliness
    • Social alienation and isolation, lack of belonging
    • Low stress and frustration tolerance
    • Impulsivity
    • Risk taking, recklessness
    • Poor problem-solving or coping skills
    • Perception of self as very under or over weight
    • Capacity to self-injure
    • Perception of being a burden (to family/friends)
risk factors3
Risk Factors
  • Adverse/Stressful Life Circumstances
    • Interpersonal difficulties or losses (e.g., breakups, deaths)
    • Disciplinary or legal problems
    • Bullying, either as victim or perpetrator
    • School or work problems (actual or perceived)
    • Attendance Problems
    • Physical, sexual, and/or psychological abuse
    • Chronic physical illness or disability
    • Exposure to suicide of peer
risk factors4
Risk Factors
  • Risky Behaviors
    • Alcohol or drug use
    • Delinquency
    • Aggressive or violent behavior
    • Risky sexual behavior
risk factors5
Risk Factors
  • Environmental Factors
    • Negative social/emotional environment
    • Lack of acceptance of differences
    • Expression and acts of hostility
    • Lack of respect and fair treatment
    • Lack of feeling of safety and security
    • Weapons on campus
    • Limited access to mental health care
    • Access to lethal means, particularly in the home
    • Exposure to other suicides (contagion)
    • Exposure to discrimination based on sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, physical characteristics, etc…
protective factors
Protective Factors

Personal or environmental characteristics that reduce the probability of suicide. Can buffer the effects of risk factors (boost resiliance).

Examples: Strong problem-solving skills, spiritual faith, strong support system

protective factors1
Protective Factors
  • Individual Characteristics & Behaviors
    • Psychological/emotional well-being, positive mood
    • Emotional intelligence
    • Adaptable temperament
    • Internal locus of control
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Coping skills
    • Self-esteem
    • Frequent, vigorous physical activity or participation in sports
    • Spiritual faith / regular church attendance
    • Resilience: ongoing sense of hope in the face of adversity
    • Frustration tolerance and emotional regulation
protective factors2
Protective Factors
  • Family and Other Social Support
    • Family support and strong connectedness to family
    • Parental Involvement
    • Close friends or family members, caring adult, social support
    • Parents model pro-social norms
protective factors3
Protective Factors
  • School
    • Positive school experiences
    • Part of a close school community
    • Safe environment at school (especially for lesbian, gay bisexual, and transgender youth)
      • LBGTQI: Lesbian, bisexual, gay, trans-gendered, questioning, and inter-sexed
    • Adequate or better academic achievement
    • Sense of connectedness to the school
    • Respect for the cultures of all children.
protective factors4
Protective Factors
  • Mental Health and Healthcare Providers / Caregivers
    • Access to effective care for mental, physical, and substance abuse disorders
    • Easy access to care and support through ongoing medical and mental health relationshiops
protective factors5
Protective Factors
  • Access to Means
    • Restricted access to firearms: guns locked or unloaded, ammunition stored or locked.
    • Safety barriers for bridges, buildings, and other jumping sites.
    • Restricted access to medications (otc & prescription)
    • Restricted access to alcohol
warning signs
Warning Signs

Indications that someone may be in danger of suicide, either immediately or in the future.

Examples: Threats of self harm, withdrawal, diminished sense of purpose

warning signs1
Warning Signs
  • Someone threatens to hurt or kill themselves
  • Someone looking for ways to kill themselves, seeking access to pills, weapons, or other means.
  • Someone talking or writing about death, dying, or suicide when this is out of the ordinary for the person.
  • Hopelessness
  • Rage, anger, seeking revenge
  • Recklessness, acting without thinking
  • Expressions of feeling trapped
  • Increased drug/alcohol use
  • Withdrawal from friends, family, society: ISOLATION
  • Anxiety, agitation, inability to sleep, constant sleep
  • Expresses no reason for living, no sense of purpose in life
group exercise fa
Group Exercise - FA

Boggle Risk Factors

Boggle Warning Signs

Boggle Protective Factors

CONCEPT CARDS

Write a story

Student Choice: Product

role play, poster, etc.

fist to five

Targets:

    • I can identify risk factors.
    • I can identify warning signs.
    • I can identify, prioritize, & implement protective factors.
    • I can refer and follow up with students who exhibit concerning behaviors.
    • I can refer to resources on the web and will complete self-study.
Fist-to-Five