Assessment Tools and Resources
Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)
A questionnaire used for suicide assessment. Training can be administered through a 30 minute interactive slide presentation. Online learning modules are available. You receive a certificate upon completion which is valid for 2 years. Contact Garra Loyd Lester Suicide Prevention Center of NY 518-402-1156 www.cssrs.columbia.edu
Safety Net (Safety Plan APP)
Used for I Phone or Droid download in APP store. This can be used by clinicians or support staff at schools to develop a Safety Plan with anyone who gets suicidal and wants help feeling better. Six steps involved in the plan include: Warning Signs, Internal Coping Strategies, Social Contacts, Family/Friends, Professionals, Making the environment safe.
North Country Child & Adolescent Mobile Team
(Saratoga, Warren, Washington)
The team is able to respond to any child or adolescent in a psychiatric or behavioral crisis in their home, school, and or community. Call and leave message with information on the call and someone will call you back. (518)-741-6100