Bob Filbin, Crisis Text Line Data Scientist, joins #SPSM chat 11/2/14 at 9pm CST to share new data from CTL, and to discuss the role of data science in CTLs suicide prevention efforts. In addition to joining us on Twitter, you can watch us chat live on YouTube!
The Tweets for this chat will be archived on Storify.
Wanna learn how he does his job and adds value to CTL’s suicide prevention efforts? (Trust me, you do) In August, CTL launched a data science based project called Crisis Trends that you should visit. Also, check this webinar out! It will likely change the way you think about measuring your effectiveness in suicide prevention work: http://dataanalystsforsocialgood.com/2014/06/the-roi-of-a-data-analyst-with-bob-filbin/
Bob Filbin is a data scientist with a keen interest in developing pro-social applications of data. At Crisis Text Line, his goal is to use data science to maximize both the number of teens using the service and the quality of care they receive. Bob has spoken about data science for social change at SXSW Interactive, Strata Conference, and MIT, and has been published in the Harvard Business Review. Bob has his M.A. in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences from Columbia University and his B.A. from Colgate University. He enjoys playing Quidditch and will always root for the Chudley Cannons, no matter their record.