Implementation, Translation and Evaluation of Suicide Prevention Programs

Topic(s):   Suicide

Safe States Alliance






1.5 hours

CEU Credits: 

1.5 hours

Course Code: 



Safe States Alliance at or 770-690-9000

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This webinar will provide a detailed discussion on the Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) approach and how lethal means reduction elements were integrated into broader suicide prevention programs in K-12 schools. Following this will be a presentation on the Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Program, the outcomes of the program, and implications of the findings.


Learning Objectives:

At the end of this webinar, participants will:

 1.    Describe the importance of integrating lethal means reduction elements into broader suicide prevention programs
2.    Describe the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial (GLSM) Suicide Prevention Program
3.    Examine implications of the GLSM program


1-Kurt Michael, Ph.D. Stanley R. Aeschleman Distinguished Professor of Psychology & Asst. Chairperson, Dept of Psychology, Appalachian State University

2-John Paul (JP) Jameson, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Psychology

Appalachian State University

3-David Goldston, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine

4-Christine Walrath, PhD Chief Science Officer in Public Health, ICF


Continuing Education:

This self-study training is designated for: Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I continuing education contact hour, and for professionals with a Certificate of Public Health (CPH) to receive 1.0 CPH Recertification Credit. 


Continuing education credits are offered for this training for Safe States members. These include credits for individuals who are Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Certified in Public Health (CPH). 


Training Instructions

To complete this training, you will need to:  

  1. Participate in the training by accessing the Recorded Webinar
  2. View Powerpoint slides
  3. Create your Certificate of Completion.          


If you encounter any technical difficulties related to this training, please contact the Safe States Alliance at or (770) 690-9000.

Additional Registration Required:  


To receive CHES or CPH credits, complete this form:

Print a Certificate of Completion

Once you have completed a Safe States Alliance training, follow the links below to generate a customizable Certificate of Completion for your records. Please note, you must complete the online continuing education credit form in order for Safe States to submit your credits to the respective providers.

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