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Associate Dean Chalak Richards (JD '12) Presents "Best Practices in Crisis/Suicide Prevention: Perspectives from Graduate, Law, Medical, and Post-Graduate Programs" -- National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

Associate Dean of Student Life, Diversity, and Belonging Chalak Richards (JD '12) presented "Best Practices in Crisis/Suicide Prevention: Perspectives from Graduate, Law, Medical, and Post-Graduate Programs" at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Annual Conference. The conference took place in Baltimore, Maryland on March 22.

From the conference program:

In this highly interactive session, presenters will introduce Early Alert, a theoretically grounded, data-driven approach to crisis/suicide prevention, which includes weekly check-ins with every student and a real-time wellness dashboard highlighting emerging student concerns. Participants will practice data-driven wellness policy design and discuss case studies of Early Alert implementation in graduate, law, medical, and post-graduate programs, serving 6,000 students across 5 institutions.