Suicide Prevention Supporting Life Before, During, and After A Suicidal Crisis
$5.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning
CE Course Description
Suicidal thoughts and behaviors affect people of every race, ethnicity, age, culture, and faith. This CE course identifies a set of suicide prevention competencies - the recommended attitudes, approaches, and skills for supporting life before, during, and after a suicidal crisis.
Author: National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention: Faith Communities Task Force. (2019). Suicide prevention competencies for faith leaders: Supporting life before, during, and after a suicidal crisis. Washington, DC: Education Development Center.
References / Contributions by:
Hedegaard, H., Curtin, S. C., & Warner, M. (2018). Suicide mortality in the United States, 1999–2017. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db330-h.pdf
Mason, K., Geist, M., & Clark, M. (2017). A developmental model of clergy engagement with suicide. Omega – Journal of Death and Dying. doi: 10.1177/003022281771328
Mason, K., Kim, E., & Martin, W. B. (2018). Clergy use of suicide prevention competencies. Omega – Journal of Death and Dying. doi: 10.1177/0030222818777373 ?
Retrieved from: https://theactionalliance.org/faith-hope-life/resource/suicide-prevention-competencies-faith-leaders-supporting-life-during-and-after-suicidal
CE Course Objectives
1. Explain what the first goal should be when with a suicidal person.
2. Identify three examples of complicated grief to watch for when talking to survivors.
3. Name four items included in a best practice model for how to intervene with a suicidal person.
4. Provide three U.S. populations that are at increased risk for suicide.
CE Outline with Main Points
1. Pastoral Prevention
2. Pastoral Intervention
3. Pastoral Postvention
4. Pastoral Communication
5. Pastoral Leadership, Support, and Mentorship
6. Unique Organizational Ministry Settings
Not approved for Social Workers
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Added On: 2019-12-16