Preparing for and Conducting Virtual Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 4,6

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn how to prepare for conducting virtual suicide risk assessment.
  2. learn how to conduct suicide risk assessment in both face-to-face and virtual settings.
  3. learn the components of suicide risk assessment and the balance between risk factors and protective factors.


Youth suicide risk assessment involves weighing the balance between risk and protective factors. This session will focus on the best practices and challenges of preparing for and conducting virtual suicide risk assessment.



Richard A. Lieberman, Loyola Marymount University/Los Angeles County Office of Education
Scott Poland, EdD, Nova Southeastern University


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