|CO 671||HA||Suicide Prevention for Professional Caregivers||K. Mason||DigitalLive||May 18 – August 14*|
*DigitalLive Classes: June 1–5 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The goal of this course is to introduce the student to all relevant and basic aspects of suicide prevention for professional caregivers including chaplains, counselors and other clergy. Specific aspects of suicide prevention that will be emphasized include (1) the unique role of faith communities and clergy caregivers in protecting individuals and communities from suicide, and (2) the development of a theology of suicide, (3) helping the student develop understanding and skills needed to help suicidal individuals, individuals who have attempted suicide and their family members, and the family members and a faith community following a suicide death, and (4) an understanding of the importance of postvention for the community and self-care for the professional caregiver.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
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