Responding to Grief and Trauma After A Suicide

$6.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

Not approved for CNAs

 

CE Course Description

It is well established that exposure to death by suicide can be a significant risk factor for the development of many negative consequences in the bereaved, including an increased risk of suicide.  This CE course provides a unified, far-reaching blueprint for the development of suicide postvention at all levels of U.S. society, with the overarching goal of reducing deleterious effects of exposure to suicide and facilitate the process of healing from a suicide loss.

Article Author:  Franklin Cook, MA, CPC, et al.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CE Course Objectives

1.  Investigate independent risk factors for both an early onset of first-attempt suicide and for making additional attempts.

2.  Examine which sources of trauma survivors of suicide loss are affected by.

3.  Define postvention.

4.  Identify information useful to survivors.

5.  Describe interventions that may be especially relevant for bereaved children.

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