Suicide 101 - What We Know About Youth Suicide and What We Don't Know
Presented by Greg Hudnall, Ph.D.
Sept 28, 2022 – 1:00 PM EST
Watch the webinar live or watch the recording later! *Live attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.
About the Webinar
Dr. Hudnall a former high school principal and associate superintendent will share the latest research concerning youth suicide. His presentation focuses on what we know about kids trying to take their lives by suicide. He shares personal experiences from his expertise as a first responder and team leader of a state-wide crisis team that has responded to over twenty-five youth suicides, including the death of a fourth grader on a school campus. He has trained over seventy-five thousand educators, therapists, parents, and others in suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.
It will also provide tons of useful programs, techniques and tools for helping to improve your district’s suicide policies/practices.
Dr. Gregory A. Hudnall is a former high school principal and associate superintendent with the Provo City School District. He has been involved with suicide prevention for the past thirty years. He is nationally sought after for his expertise in postvention.
Dr. Hudnall is the founder of Hope4Utah, a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention. The school-based program, Hope Squad, has been responsible for over 5,000 students referred for help and over 1,000 hospitalized. The Hope Squad program is now in over 950 schools around the world.
For over fifteen years Dr. Hudnall has led a state-wide volunteer suicide crisis team that has responded to over fifty youth suicides.
Dr. Hudnall has presented at over 100 national and state conferences on suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention. He also presents on bullying, connectedness, community collaboration, and school safety. Dr. Hudnall was invited to testify before the United States Surgeon General on suicide in Utah. He has presented to the U.S. Department of Health and at the national conferences of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Association of Suicidology. Dr. Hudnall was also invited to participate in a webinar on African American and suicide by the White House.
Under Greg’s direction, over 60,000 people nationwide have been trained in suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention. He has presented across the United States and to many countries around the world on suicide prevention, including to the Minister of Education for Madrid, Spain.
Dr. Hudnall is considered one of the leading experts in community and school-based suicide prevention, intervention and postvention. He lives by the mantra, “while it takes a village to raise a child, it takes an entire community to save one.”