First Approach Skills Training (FAST) Program

Research and Presentations

Research Partnership Opportunities

We are grateful for the participation of community providers, clinicians and families in ongoing FAST research studies. Please see below for currently enrolling studies and contact us for more information or to share your research ideas with us.

FAST-Pediatric Safety user design

Are you interested in participating in a research project investigating youth suicide prevention within pediatric primary care? If so, please check out our flyer to learn more!

FAST-Depression self-guided video pilot

We are looking for teens (ages 13-19), caregivers of teens or professionals working with teens to participate in a paid research project designing an online self-guided depression intervention for pediatric primary care. If you are interested in participating, please check out our flyer for teens/caregivers or professionals to learn more!

Recent FAST Publications

Tri-Cities Pilot    FAST-P Pilot    Rady Children’s Program

Professional Talks on FAST

  • Forefront Suicide Prevention talks: FAST overview
  • Forefront Suicide Prevention talks: FAST-B
  • Forefront Suicide Prevention talks: FAST-A 
  • Forefront Suicide Prevention talks: FAST-D

Academic and Research Partners

  • Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Lummi Tribal Health Center
  • Nemours Children’s Health
  • University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
  • Pediatrics Northwest/HopeSparks
  • Rady Children’s Hospital – University of California, San Diego
  • University of Rochester
  • Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • School Mental Health Assessment Research and Training (SMART) Center
  • University of Washington Population Health Initiative
  • University of Washington Neighborhood Clinics (Roosevelt, Kent–Des Moines)