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CNGC 588 - Suicide: Prevention, Intervention and Postvention

(3 credits)
This graduate counseling elective course will examine suicide: prevention, intervention and postvention. Students will be exposed to the theories on why people die by suicide, current statistics on deaths by suicide in the United States, and best practices for working with suicidal clients and students. Students will also explore ethical and legal issues within the field of suicidology. Models for comprehensive suicide prevention will be examined. Upon completion of this course, students will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and abilities to assess for suicide and to build a comprehensive suicide prevention program at their agency or school. Offered fall, spring, summer.