Scott Poland

Dr. Scott Poland is an internationally recognized expert on school crisis, bullying prevention, youth violence, suicide intervention, self injury, school safety and threat assessment. He is widely considered a pioneer in school suicide prevention, having authored one of the most respected works on the subject in his 1989 book entitled, Suicide Intervention in the Schools. He is also the Past Prevention Division Director for the American Association of Suicidology. Dr. Poland recently co-authored Suicide in Schools (2014), which provides school-based professionals with practical, easy-to-use guidance on developing and implementing effective suicide prevention, assessment, intervention and postvention strategies. [+]