Suicide Prevention Strategies
Learn simple, life-saving questions to ask a person who might be suicidal, and how to help the person get services. Learn a framework for understanding the phenomenon of suicide as well as simple questions to confirm a suicidal crisis, and strategies for persuading a potentially suicidal person to seek help.
Jake Seuntjens is the Education Services Director at the Northwest Service Cooperative in Thief River Falls, MN. His past experiences include serving as a reading specialist, reading and behavior interventionist, reading and technology teacher, and classroom teacher. He has worked with many diverse groups of students in his career. Including low-income urban and rural populations. He has also worked with English Language Learners and ELL newcomers in reading as well as behavior.
Mr. Seuntjens has specialized training in diagnostic assessments, K-12 content area strategies, interventions and RtI implementation. He has experience providing interventions to students and has coordinated whole school reading screening and data analysis. He has first-hand experience working as an interventionist within the RtI framework. Mr. Seuntjens is dedicated to integrating technology into literacy and content-area teaching, producing high quality, high interest teaching for 21st century learners.