Suicide and the LGBTQI+ Community: Understanding Assessment, Support and Loss

  • 08 Jun 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • DePelchin Children's Center, 4950 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77007
  • 17


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Suicide and the LGBTQI+ Community: Understanding Assessment, Support and Loss

Meagan N. Houston, Ph.D. SAP, Licensed Psychologist (Texas), National Presenter and Published Author

Meagan N. Houston, Ph.D. S.A.P, has been helping to save lives for over a decade with her work in private practice, federal prisons, skilled nursing facilities, college counseling centers, and law enforcement. Dr. Houston is employed by the Houston Police Department Psychological Services Division and maintains a part-time private practice in Houston, Texas. She also provides consultation and training to various agencies across the country on suicidal behavior, suicide risk assessment, self-harm behaviors, social media and contagion. Dr. Houston has recently published a comprehensive, practical and user-friendly workbook for mental health professionals titled: Treating Suicidal Clients and Self-Harm Behaviors: Assessments, Worksheets, and Guides for Interventions and Long-Term Care.  

Suicide Prevention and LGBTQI+ Adolescents

  • Population and suicide risk
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Prevention tips

Support and Loss for Families

  • Understanding the Suicide Loss Survivor Experience
  • Assisting with survivor’s immediate needs
  • Understanding family system dynamics following a Loss
  • Effective therapeutic responsiveness with Loss Survivors
  • Consultation and Self-Care

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