Year: 2004 Source: Archives of Suicide Research, v.8, no.4, (2004), p.331-343 SIEC No: 20041302

A 200-hour academic, postgraduate training-of-trainers program in suicide prevention at Karolinska Institute for key mental healthcare staff, designed to enable them to enhance their co-workers’ knowledge & job clarity, was evaluated in a panel study by means of questionnaires. Psychiatric staff working regularly with suicidal patients in clinics where key persons attended the course were compared with staff working in clinics without participants. Results are discussed. Assistant nurses working in intervention clinics seem to have benefited most. (48 refs)