Suicide in America
The purpose of this course is to educate healthcare professionals and others about the scope and seriousness of suicide. It identifies groups who are disproportionally affected by suicide, provides information about suicide screening, discusses psychosocial and pharmacologic treatments, describes the role of supportive third parties, spells out practical guidelines to reduce access to lethal means, and relates aspects of military culture that may affect the incidence of suicide in active-duty military and veterans.
If you reside in Washington State, please click on the course link to access:
- About Suicide in Washington State, 6 units (for nurses, social workers, licensed mental health professionals, marriage and family therapists, naturopaths, osteopathic physicians/surgeons/physician assistants, physicians and physician assistants, psychologists, and retired active licensees)
- About Suicide Screening, Referral, and Imminent Harm in Washington State, 3 units (for for certified counselors and advisers, chemical dependence professionals, chiropractors, occupational therapists and assistants, physical therapists and assistants, pharmacists, and dentists)
- 6.00 Contact hours