Perkins Hosts maaps Workshop on Managing Suicide Risk

On April 10, 2015, Perkins hosted the Massachusetts Association of Approved Private School’s workshop on “Managing Suicide Risk.” Doctor Franklin Perkins School employees Bridget Matte and Amy Melanson served on the panel with Dr. Ashley Warhol from Devereux, and Lexi Shuman from JRI. Panelists engaged the audience in discussion on best practices in suicide prevention and assessment, as well as new ways of thinking about some standard practices with suicide assessments. David Cook, Director of Education for the Doctor Franklin Perkins School, serves as the chair of the maaps Professional Development committee.

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