Training Health Care Professionals in Suicide Prevention: Washington's Story

Dec
04
Training Health Care Professionals in Suicide Prevention: Washington's Story
Jennifer Stuber

Jennifer Stuber, PhD

Director of Forefront Suicide Prevention

Jennifer Stuber, PhD is the co-founder and director of Forefront Suicide Prevention a Center at the University of Washington where she is also a faculty member teaching courses about Health and Mental Health Policy.  Forefront provides education in middle/high schools, higher education institutions, workplaces, health care and other community-based settings to help everyone to understand the role they can play in suicide prevention. Forefront also supports the development of innovative public health interventions and of sound policies about mental health in Washington state. Jenn's policy acumen has contributed to the passage of seven state laws most notably, putting Washington on the map as being the only state to get all health providers to willingly participate in suicide prevention training to curb the public health epidemic. 

 

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