Session Title: Networks for Life: A School Safety Officer’s Role in Youth Suicide Prevention


Instructor Name: Karyn Brownson

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 646-691-0857 Cell Phone

Course Description:

 This training covers the school and the SSO’s roles in suicide prevention. Content includes school policies and procedures; skills for identifying, exploring, and intervening in suicidal thinking; using the resources within the school for help with a student at risk; and how to support other students after a suicide loss.


Instructor Bio:

Karyn Brownson, MSW is the Director of Training at the Youth Suicide Prevention Program, a statewide organization providing training, consultation, and community capacity building on youth suicide prevention. Karyn has over a decade of experience as a youth program administrator and direct service provider and has been working with YSPP since September 2013.