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Iowa BEST: Behavioral, Equitable, Social-Emotional, Trauma-Informed Health in Schools Summit
The Iowa BEST Summit is designed to highlight educators’ collective need to bolster support and care across the educational system, and to build shared capacity to get there. The sessions will deliver resources and practical solutions around social-emotional-behavioral health. #IowaBEST2021

The summit is co-sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education and the University of Iowa College of Education.

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Tuesday, November 2 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Suicide Screening and Intervention in Schools

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 Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for youth and rates continue to rise each year. According to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, the number of high school students in the U.S. who considered suicide had increased to almost 19% in 2019. This session will focus on the need for ALL educators to be involved in the identification of students at risk for suicide. Information regarding the latest research on how to assist students in crisis will be provided.

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Laura Gallo

Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
Dr. Laura Gallo is an Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa in the Counselor Education department. She earned her PhD in Counselor Education from the University of Iowa in 2016 and was an Assistant Professor and School Counseling Program Coordinator at Boise State University... Read More →

Tuesday November 2, 2021 10:30am - 11:45am CDT
Hy-Vee Hall Room 104