330.674.81 SUICIDE AS A PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM
Introduces students to the following content areas with regard to suicide: history and theories; epidemiology; etiological factors and mechanisms; clinical phenomenology and comorbid disorders; assessment of suicidal behaviors; special populations; preventive and treatment interventions; ethical issues on the conduct of research on suicidal populations.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Define and discuss suicide and suicidal behaviors from a public health framework
Describe the epidemiology, etiology, mechanisms, and interventions for attempted and completed suicide
Identify the essential clinical, social and ethical issues in the conduct of suicide research
Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.