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									    Suicide Prevention,
    Intervention and
    Postvention Framework
    and Planning Template
    Pamela Joshi, Project Manager
Dammy Damstrom-Albach, Initiative Co-Chair
      Ian Ross, Initiative Co-Chair
    Suicide PIP Framework and
        Planning Template
 The Suicide PIP Framework and Planning
  Template are the resulting tools developed
  from the Suicide PIP Initiative for BC
 The Suicide PIP Initiative for BC began in
  April 2008
Why was this initiative developed?
 Understanding of approaches to suicide –
  nationally (CASP Blueprint) - and by other
 Lack of mutual awareness and limited
  connections between services in BC
 Existing work around youth suicide (MCFD),
  some recent work on working with suicidal
  clients (CARMHA, MOHS)
What is the Suicide PIP Initiative?
   An initiative developed to:
    Create key resources (Framework and
      Planning Template) as planning tools for
      suicide PIP
    Provide evidence and practice to
      support community development around
      suicide PIP
Suicide PIP Initiative - Goals
Goal #1:                   Goal #2:
 To develop a
                              To utilize a community
  framework and a
                               development approach
  planning template for
  local, regional and          where the knowledge
  provincial initiatives       and experience of
  addressing suicide           stakeholders at all
  PIP across the               levels throughout the
  lifespan                     province is actively
                               sought and integrated
What is a Framework and Planning

Highlights stakeholder        TEMPLATE
 determined priorities
      for suicide        Explaining how to move
  PIP in the province    a priority area through a
and identifies actions        planning cycle
   to address them
Advantages of a Framework and
Planning Template
 Solid information and evidence informed
  practice on programs, services and
 Consideration of practice informed
 Stakeholders identify priority areas
 Opportunity to build upon dialogue about
  key priorities for the province
Community Development Approach

   Close to 50 stakeholders* on 4 workgroups
   Engaging with the following workgroups* on all
    project aspects
     Executive Committee
     Steering Council
     Content Experts
     Community Stakeholders

   Balanced top down and bottom up process
 Reduction in suicide and suicidal
 Improvement of the accessibility and
  quality of suicide intervention services
 Improvement in postvention resources and
  supports for persons touched by a suicide
                 Process Overview

Evidence Informed
 Practice Review
   (Info on Best/
Promising Practice)
                                        Priorities for
                      Recommendations                     Framework and
                                        Suicide PIP
                          Survey                         Planning Template
Snapshot Survey
 (Info on Current/
Desired Practice)       Stakeholder Engagement & Feedback
           Methods Overview
   Evidence Informed         Snapshot survey
    Practice Review           77 respondents
     60  studies               PIP programs,
     Mostly synthesis           services and supports
      literature                Current and desired
     Best and promising         practice
    Recommendations Survey
   Developed from our            Each question presented
    understanding of               a recommendation and
    evidence informed              asked
    practice and practice            Is it a priority for
    informed evidence                 suicide PIP?
   Needed stakeholders to           Is it relevant to your
    prioritize what could be          work?
    done for suicide PIP in          Is it possible to
    the province                      implement in your
                                      work in the next 2
   R1- School based programs            R9 - Coordination of services
    (MH)                                 R10 - Means restriction
   R2 - Aboriginal cultural safety       education
    & renewal                            R11 - Postvention programs &
   R3 - Media education &                services
    guidelines                           R12 - Outreach
   R4 - Gatekeeper training             R13 - Safety planning
   R5 - Clinician workgroup             R14 - Support for care
   R6 - Health professional              providers
    education                            R15 - Local detox and
   R7 - Family centred                   withdrawal mgmt
    approaches                           R16 - Public-private
   R8 - Culturally appropriate           partnerships
Six Priorities
Framework & Planning Template
   Framework                     Planning Template
   Goal                          Target audiences
   Target audiences
                                  Purpose of the template
   Key partnerships
                                  Development Stage
   Systems level activities
   Program level activities      Implementation Stage
   Development                   Improvement Stage
    opportunities                 Evaluation Stage
   Signs of Success
   Examples of programs
 Example: Gatekeeper Training
Gatekeeper training for all populations
 Peers, health professionals, community leaders,
  spiritual advisors, within school and post-
  secondary settings, the workplace, acute care
  settings, long term care settings and justice
  system settings
 How to identify at risk individuals and improve
  access to suicide intervention and mental health
  and substance use resources

                   PLANNING TEMPLATE
            Key Learnings
   Elements of our community development
    approach included:
     Balancing   both top down and bottom up
     Proactive and inclusive engagement
     Stakeholder driven priority setting
     Integrating stakeholder feedback
     Promoting networking and collaboration
Supporting the development of the Suicide PIP
Framework and Planning Template:
 BC Mental Health and Addictions Services (An agency of
  the PHSA)
 Ministry of Children and Family Development
 Fraser Health Authority

Advisory Support:
 Ministry of Health Services, Ministry of Education, Ministry
  of Health Living and Sport

In-kind support for initiative co-chairs time and commitment:
 Vancouver Coastal Health Authority,
 The Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre for BC

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