Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Prevention, Schools & Technology


Jonathan Singer, @socworkpodcast

is at the table tonight!

This is the link for the simultaneous YouTube Live Stream at 9PM EDT

Another way to look at this is suicide, grief, PTSD – and the impact on schools. Throw in a dash of hands on work within local school districts and wrap it around with technology. Yeah, that about covers it.

Tonight’s Twitter Chat dovetails into last week’s conversation with Skye from the March for Our Lives movement and  SPSM’s own Dr. April Foreman.

Below is the video from last week.

Please join us at 9:00pm EDT on Twitter – look for the @spsmchat and use the hashtag #spsm for all Tweets, Retweets & responses.


Dr. Jonathan Singer

President-Elect, American Association of Suicidology

singer and bk

Dr. Singer is an associate professor of social work at Loyola University Chicago. His clinical and research interests focus on family-based interventions for suicidal and cyberbullied youth; service access and service utilization; use of technology in education and clinical practice. Dr. Singer is interested in the interpersonal mechanisms that protect against or contribute to youth suicidal risk within families; how and why parents access services for their suicidal children; and how technologies such as podcasts and social networking sites can be used to disseminate information about prevention and intervention of youth suicidal behaviors, cyberbullying, and social work education and training. Dr. Singer is the co-author of the 2015 Routledge text “Suicide in Schools: A Practitioner’s Guide to Multi-level Prevention, Assessment, Intervention, and Postvention.” He is a frequent contributor to the online community Suicide Prevention and Social Media (#SPSM), and the founder and host of the award winning podcast series, the Social Work Podcast (

About spsmchat

Suicide Prevention Social Media: Weekly chats, expert guests. Sundays at 6pm PT/9pm ET. Live-streaming at Watch past shows on our blog. Hosted by Rudy Caseres. #SPSM
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