Delivering the first internationally accessible Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on suicide prevention: A case study and insights into best practice

To date, little guidance exists on how to design safe and effective online programming on sensitive and/or controversial topics. Massive online open courses (MOOCs) represent a unique opportunity for delivering inclusive and accessible teaching to international learner audiences. This paper provides an insight into designing and delivering the first internationally accessible MOOC on suicide prevention in the global context in 2019-highlighting insights into […]

The public health priority to address the accessibility and safety of firearms:recommendations for training

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Teaching Residents and Program Directors About Physician Impairment

Residents are at a higher risk than the general population for the development of stress-related problems, depression, or suicide. The authors describe a curriculum for educating residents & program directors about physician impairment. A resident wellness program was established with the goals of preventing suicide, encouraging acceptance of treatment when appropriate, preventing self-prescribing, & aiding […]

Suicide Prevention Training: one Department’s Response (In: Suicide and Law Enforcement, edited by D C Sheehan & J I Warren)

The proactive response of the Miami-Dade Police Department to law enforcement suicide & indirect self-destructive behaviour through an interactive training program is described in this chapter. Law enforcement suicide is defined as a problem-solving behaviour primarily aimed at improving a threatened self-image (sudden shame). The dynamics of the suicidal paradox, the avoidance of euphemisms, & […]

There is Hope: a Training Program for Suicide Awareness and Suicide Potential (In: Suicide and Law Enforcement, edited by D C Sheehan & J I Warren)

In 1997, the state of Georgia law enforcement community was made painfully aware of suicide & its consequences following a series of closely-spaced suicides. This painful awakening led to the conclusion that suicide awareness & prevention are the responsibility of every leader. With the support of the Georgia Chief’s & Georgia Sheriff’s Associations, a request […]

Adolescent Depression and Suicide: a Comprehensive Empirical Intervention for Prevention and Treatment

This book presents an empirically based interventive approach to helping adolescents & their families deal with adolescent depression & suicide. Chapters include: The Epidemic of Child & Adolescent Depression & Suicide; Assessment of Depression, Substance Abuse, & Suicidal Behavior in Children & Adolescents; Intervention for Prevention & Treatment; Coping With Adolescent Depression & Suicide Curriculum; […]

Internet-based Cognitive-behavioral Therapy for Complicated Grief: a Randomized Controlled Trial

Crisis Curriculum: a Mental Health Manual

Survivors of Suicide Support Group

Published in “Back to the Future: Refocusing the Image of Suicide,” ed. by J L McIntosh

Southeast Nebraska Suicide Prevention Project

Good Grief

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Using the Case-Study Methodology to Teach Ethics to Public Health Students

This article uses the case-study methodology as a strategy to facilitate examination of ethical principles that underlie developmental risk research carried out among adolescents. Description of the ethical dilemmas that arose during the implementation of a randomized controlled trial is presented along with discussion guidelines. Ethical dilemmas specifically related to the reporting of suicidal ideation […]

New Developments in Suicide Intervention Training

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Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Older Adults With Generalized Anxiety Disorder: a Therapist manual for Primary Care Settings

“Tackling Tough Times”: Young People Coping With Mental Health Problems

Published in “Suicide in Modern Ireland: new Dimensions, new Responses”

Suicide Prevention: Training, Design and Delivery

Published in “Back to the Future: Refocusing the Image of Suicide,” ed. by J L McIntosh

A Collaborative Approach to Suicide Prevention

Published in “Back to the Future: Refocusing the Image of Suicide,” ed. by J L McIntosh

Behavioral Emergencies and Crises: an Overview

This article discusses the importance for clinical psychologists of acquiring a knowledge base & the clinical skills needed to evaluate & manage behavioral crises & emergencies. The author comments on how clinical psychology as a field has been slow to come to the realization that there is a need for more systematic training in this […]

Suicide and Hastened Death: Toward a Training Agenda for Counseling Psychology

For the original articles by J Westefeld et al, & Werth & Holdwick, please see SIEC #2004-0746 & #2004-0747. For related reactions, see SIEC #2004-0748 & #2004-0750

Risk Factors: Issue Brief 3b (IN: Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide, developed by the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute)

For the complete Guide, please see SIEC #2004-1202. For Part A, please see SIEC #2004-1206

Suicide Prevention Guidelines: Issue Brief 5 (IN: Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide, developed by the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute)

For the complete Guide, please see SIEC #2004-1202.

Guidelines for School Based Suicide Prevention Programs

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Youth Suicide Prevention and Intervention Skills: Training of key Persons

Published in “Suicide Risk & Protective Factors in the New Millennium,” ed. by O T Grad