This course includes interventions and treatment information that is directly applicable to a broad array of helping professionals and target populations (children to seniors), and includes interventions for specialized fields (schools, hospitals, community agencies) focusing on prevention, intervention and treatment. Therapeutic activities and resources are provided and treatment is explored from an individual, organizational and societal level. Develop specific intervention skills with survivors of suicide including organized responses necessary in school settings and the ways grief following suicide differs from grief following non-suicidal losses.
Includes a PDF of the book, Handbook of Interventions Following Suicide or Trauma in Schools by William Steele. Course consists of reading and final test. CEs included.
To present participant with:
- Critical information about the suicidal state
- Specific protocol that must be followed to avoid litigation but also to help protect the helpers’ mental health should intervention not be effective in preventing that death
- Interventions which address some of the unique characteristics of suicide ambivalence, finality of death, etc.
- Information on how to help parents of suicide
- Assessment issues and cautions
- Help in preventing contagion
- Additional resources
Course Creator/Instructor: Lori Gill
This course takes approximately 6-hours to complete. You do not have to complete it in one sitting. Once you purchase this course you will have access to it for 1-year (365 days). You must complete it in that time period. You may renew it for another year for an additional fee if necessary.