SW 897 (2ON) - Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare

Top/Understanding Suicide

Durham   Health & Human Services > Social Work
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2019 - E-term I (08/12/2019 - 10/04/2019)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 15569
Seminar for graduate students. Topics may include: A) Drugs and Chemical Dependency; B) Intimate Partner Violence C) Social Action in Education Settings D) Social Action in the Dominican Republic. May be repeated for different topics. Special fee.
Only listed majors in section: SOCIAL WORK MCH, SOCIAL WORK OL
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: Erina White

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/12/2019 10/4/2019 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

The focus of this course is to better understand the public health problem of suicide, with particular emphasis on prevention, intervention and postvention approaches. Students will gain an understanding of suicide epidemiology and underlying theory, as well as risk and protective factors for suicide. In addition, this course will outline public health approaches and evidence-based practices for suicide prevention. Students will develop skills in assessment and management of suicide risk, intervention and treatment techniques with suicidal individuals as well as postvention approaches to dealing with suicide loss.