Taryn Gauthier, LCSW-C
Taryn Gauthier, LCSW-C graduated with her MSW from University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2013. She began working at the Baltimore VA as a Clinical Social Worker in 2015 as an outpatient psychotherapist in the Mental Health Clinic, then on the inpatient psychiatry unit. She then made the move to working as a Suicide Prevention Specialist in 2018. Taryn continues to provide relevant suicide prevention trainings to staff within the VA as well as community providers and first responders.
Breakout #2: Public Safety Personnel Responding to Veterans in Crisis
Nearly 7% of the United States population are Veterans and only approximately 1% are Active Duty Military. These individuals have unique experiences and training which impact the way they view the world, particularly in a crisis situation. It is imperative that public safety personnel learn about the unique military culture and how it can influence […]