National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action

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To complete this course for credit, your exam must be successfully completed by Sep 30, 2019.

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About the Course:

This course addresses specific goals and objectives for action designed to help prevent suicide in the United States. The National Strategy concept is described in detail, as well as international experience in building suicide prevention strategies. This course also looks at challenges to overcome in the future, and presents programs being evaluated for future implementation.


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about suicide prevention strategies. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Summarize goals for future steps/efforts planned in the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

  2. Identify risks for suicide and for suicidality in clients.

  3. Explain the National Strategy goals and objectives.

  4. Apply the information presented to community suicide prevention efforts.

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Course Number: 100280
Credit Hours: 12cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 9cr
Exam Fee: $83.64
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