Saturday, March 15, 2014

FORUM: The Effectiveness of Suicide Prevention Programs In Schools

NAMI EASTSIDE’S Monthly Educational Forum:  Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Guest Presenter:                             James J. Mazza, Ph.D.
Date:                                               Tuesday, March 17, 2014, 7 PM - 9 PM
Location:                                         Evergreen Hospital, Suite Tan 100,
                                                                12303 NE 130th Lane,    
                                                                Kirkland, WA
Dr. Mazza is a professor at the University of Washington in the College of Education.  He has been at the University of Washington for the past 17 years and is the director of the School Psychology Program. He received his masters in 1990 and his Ph.D. in 1993 from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  His research focuses on youth and adolescent mental health issues and crisis interventions in schools.  He has published over 20 peer reviewed articles and 4 chapters in the area of child and adolescent mental health. 
Although Dr. Mazza’s specialty has centered on suicidal youth, he has worked with numerous school districts regarding crisis intervention and management for unexpected traumatic events such as death of school personnel and students, as well as exposure to violent behavior.
Please join us for this FREE educational event.  Open to all.

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