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Collaborative Safety Planning for Older Adults | South Central MIRECC

Collaborative Safety Planning Manual

The manual is a collection of best practices and practical tips for safety planning, with a focus on issues that are common in older adult patients.

  • Increases the quality of safety plans and the likelihood that they will be understood and used by Veterans
  • Includes video that gives overview of the safety planning and how to use the manual
  • Published 2016


Collaborative Safety Planning for Older Veterans Video

Screenshot from the Collaborative Safety Planning Video

Elizabeth Conti, PhD and Rhonda London, DNP provide an in-depth overview of safety planning and the manual.


Developed By

Elizabeth C. Conti, PhD, Clifton (Brent) Arnspiger, LCSW, Jessica Urlarte, DrPH, Cynthia Kraus- Schuman, PhD, and Michelle Batiste, MSN, RN


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Last updated: November 19, 2018