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Current SRPR Laboratory Projects

The SRPR Laboratory will often have multiple ongoing research projects and collaborations with other research groups.

Some of our current projects are listed below:

  • Evaluating a program evaluation of a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training program among police officers focusing on police interactions with individuals in a suicide crisis.

  • Examining the link between gun storage practices and attitudes, masculine gender norms, threat sensitivity, and suicide ideation among U.S. uniformed law enforcement officers

    • Grant funded

  • Conducting and evaluating suicide risk assessment and management training for primary care providers who work with child and adolescent patients.

    • Grant funded

  • Adapting, implementing, and evaluating Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills training interventions to reduce suicide risk among aging informal caregivers of persons with AD/ADRD.

    • Grant funded (NIH R15)

  • Establishing the clinical utility of an assessment of interpersonal hopelessness.


  • Investigating the relation between treatment-seeking behaviors and suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

  • Examining social factors and warning signs of suicidal thoughts and behaviors among individuals beginning outpatient psychotherapy using ecological momentary assessment (EMA).

  • Examining interpersonal factors and psychopathic personality traits as risk factors for suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

  • Testing models of substance use, aggression, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among individuals involved in the criminal legal system.


  • Testing psychopathic personality traits, substance use, and moral emotions in relation to suicide ideation among individuals in a pretrial diversion program.

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