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Suicide Prevention Graduate Assistant

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Spring Semester 2024

Suicide Prevention Graduate Assistant

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A graduate assistantship is available in Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) to assist the CAPS Outreach Coordinator in Suicide Prevention. This position requires assisting in the coordination of CAPS suicide prevention programming.

Duties and responsibilities include managing logistics of trainings and screenings including promotion and recruitment; preparing reports on training numbers and contacts for trainings; working to increase the number of suicide prevention trainings (REACH); promoting projects on campus and in the community; assisting in the engagement of suicide prevention through marketing and social media; and assisting in the coordination of suicide prevention outreach programs.

Required skills/experience:

  1. proven leadership, maturity, and flexibility
  2. ability to work efficiently and independently
  3. effective interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, and decision-making skills
  4. previous suicide prevention training

The graduate assistant will be supervised by Mariah Johnson, LMHP, and administratively overseen by Tricia Besett-Alesch. PhD. This position will require 19.6 hours of work per week. For more information contact Dr. Tricia Besett-Alesch at

Review of applications will begin no earlier than October 31, 2023.

How to Apply

To successfully complete the application, please:

  • Complete the application form at the link below
  • Send your resume/CV
Download Application Form

Submit the application form and your resume/CV as attachments to Dr. Tricia Besett-Alesch at Please make the subject line of the email 'Suicide Prevention GA.'