Presented by Zero Suicide Institute and Jaspr Health

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Suicide Risk Assessment & Intervention: Digital Opportunities

Free Webinar | October 7, 2021 | 8:00am PT/ 11:00am ET | 60 Minutes

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What role should digital solutions play in providing safe, highly reliable suicide-specific care? Kelly Koerner, PhD, an expert in evidence-based prevention and treatment of suicidal behavior and technology, will summarize the scientific literature on existing commercial-ready technologies and discuss emerging applications, showcasing examples of those who have taken a science-first approach.

Kelly will discuss how to consider fidelity and user experience in evaluating technology, what evidence-based protocols are ready for dissemination in digital formats, the implications of recent advances in understanding suicidal behavior, and the practical barriers faced in the long game of improving suicide-specific care.

This webinar is presented in partnership with Zero Suicide Institute at EDC. Zero Suicide Institute offers expert training, consultation, and products to drive the adoption of safe suicide care practices.


  • How safe highly reliable care translates to digital formats
  • Advantages of technology- assisted care for suicidal individuals, providers, and healthcare systems
  • Prediction science and adoption challenges faced by AI-based decision-support
  • Evidence-based practices that are ready for dissemination and implementation

Kelly Koerner, PhD

CEO, Jaspr Health

An expert clinician and trainer in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Kelly has spent her career developing innovative ways to close the gap between scientific research and how clinicians practice. Since co-founding her first behavioral health training company in 1997, she has given life to multiple behavioral technology ventures, including BTECH Research, PracticeGround, and Evidence-Based Practice Institute, Inc. Kelly is also adjunct clinical faculty at the University of Washington and the author of Doing Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Practical Guide.

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