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Treatment and Support Services (Strategic Direction 3): 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action: A Report of the U.S. Surgeon General and of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

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About the Course:

Treatment and Support Services (Strategic Directive 3): 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action: A Report of the U.S. Surgeon General promotes suicide prevention as a core component of health care services and stresses the importance of effective clinical and professional practices for assessing and treating those identified as being at risk for suicidal behaviors. This report also reflects on the need to provide care and support to individuals affected by suicide deaths and attempts to promote healing while implementing community strategies to help prevent further suicides.

Course materials are from Strategic Direction 3. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/National-Strategy-for-Suicide-Prevention-2012-Goals-and-Objectives-for-Action/PEP12-NSSPGOALS

Course materials are from Strategic Direction 3, found on pages 50 to 66.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Treatment and Support Services (Strategic Direction 3): 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action: A Report of the U.S. Surgeon General and of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention created by U.S. Surgeon General and National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention in 2012.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2012

Course Material Authors

U.S. Surgeon General
National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

Course Creator

Pamela Ramsey

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about treatment and support services for the prevention of suicide.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify treat and support services.

  2. Promote suicide prevention as a core component of health care services.

  3. Describe effective clinical and professional practices for assessing and treating those identified as being at risk for suicidal behaviors.

  4. Understand the necessity of providing care and support to individuals affected by suicide deaths and attempts to promote healing and implement community strategies to help prevent further suicides.

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Course Article

References begin on page 164.

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Course Number 102210
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