Suicide Prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

$6.00 | CEU Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.

 

CEU Course Description

Suicide is a significant public health problem in the United States, with the rates of suicide within some populations being particularly high.  This CEU course provides information about suicide clusters and responses in tribal communities; strength-based approaches to prevention, response, and recovery; existing and needed resources for prevention, response and recovery; and recommendations for tribal communities, and partners.

Article Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the factors that have been identified as protective against suicide attempts.

2.  Compare and contrast the risk factors for suicide clusters and the risk factors for suicide in general.

3.  Identify what has been identified as a characteristic that strengthens suicide prevention efforts.

4.  Describe the components of the historical trauma response.

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