Archive — Month: September 2019

Published: September 12th, 2019

Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines (CSTAG) Event welcomed the founder and author Dr. Dewey Cornell for August Training

On August 21, 2019, over 150 attendees participated in the CSTAG training presented by Dewey Cornell of Virginia Tech who developed the guidelines. School staff from 23 districts from across Arizona were present for the 6.5 hour training, The comprehensive school threat assessment guidelines were initially released in 2006 and became an evidence-based practice widely [Read more…]

Published: September 4th, 2019

Stakeholders Gather to Discuss Suicide Prevention

On August 19th, more than 100 stakeholders from Arizona gathered at the Arizona Health Department to discuss the suicide prevention strategies. The audience was welcomed by Governor Ducey, who reiterated his office’s support for coordination between state agencies and community partners in reducing Arizona’s suicide rate. Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of [Read more…]