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    PT Assistant

    Suicide Assessment 201

    Suicide and Non-Suicide Self-Injury, Inward-Focused Emotions: Suicide and Assessmet of Risk for In-Hospital Suicide and Aggression in High-Dependency Care Environments


    • Describe the profile of suicide in the US, noting psychosocial and cultural factors that effect risk
    • Identify 3 common precipitating events for suicide attempts
    • Describe risk factors for suicide including co-existing psychiatric disorders
    • Name the most frequent co-existing psychiatric disorders
    • Use the sad person scale to assess suicide risk
    • Give examples of primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions
    • Describe basic level interventions that take place in the hospital or community
    • Identify key elements of suicide precautions and environmental safety factors in the hospital
    • Describe the problem on non-suicidal self-injury
    • Explain the range of self-protective behavioral responses
    • Discuss 3 myths about suicidal behaviors
    • Identify 2 cultural or social factors that relate to suicide
    • Examine 4 categories of motivation for attempting suicide
    • Explain how suicide affects family members and friends
    • Describe 3 theories that attempt to explain the causes of suicide
    • Discuss the occurrence of suicide throughout each life cycle
    • Outline the process for assessing the suicidal potential of a client
    • Choose 3 therapeutic goals and interventions for clients with suicidal behaviors

    Richard Saporito, DC

    Downloadable Course in PDF

    $60.00 USD

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