Suicide in the Military
Suicide in the Military
INSTRUCTOR: Craig Bryan, Psy.D; Executive Director, National Center for Veteran Studies, The University of Utah
TIME: 60 minutes
Suicide in the Military is designed for healthcare professionals, mental health professionals, and public health providers. This course provides an overview of military suicide statistics and explains correlations that lead to an increase in military suicide. The course also discuss symptoms, adaptive traits, and treatment modalities related to suicidal behavior. By the end of this course, the learner will be able to describe the four domains associated with the suicidal mode, and discuss how deployments and experiences affect suicide rates within the military population.
- Mental Health
- Suicide in the Military
Web-Based Training, Self-Study (Online)
One Continuing Education Credit / One Clock Hour
COURSE RELEASE DATE
March 4, 2016
This course is intended for social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, counselors and other mental health professionals working with Service members and Veterans.
OUTCOMES & OBJECTIVE
- Describe the four domains associated with the suicidal mode
- Discuss how deployments and experiences affect suicide rates within the military population
REGISTRATION/PARTICIPATION IN ACTIVITY PROCEDURE
- Length of Course: One Hour
- Review program schedule
- Register for course on PsychArmor's Virtual Learning Management System
- Attend and participate in 100% of program activity and evaluation
STATEMENT OF PARTICIPATION
A certificate of completion will be awarded to participants and accreditation records will be on file at PsychArmor Institute. In order to receive a certificate of completion from PsychArmor, learners must register in PsychArmor's learning management system, attend 100% of the program and complete the evaluations as directed in PsychArmor's course To inquire about CE's, contact Support@PsychArmor.org and provide your name, email, and license number.
- Introduction (10 Minutes)
- Overview of statistics for civilian suicide vs military suicide (10 Minutes)
- Review of suicidal assessment techniques (5 Minutes)
- Discussion on suicide and the connection with military deployment (10 Minutes)
- Discussion about guilt, moral injury and the risk factors of suicide (10 Minutes)
- Review of effective treatment and prevention in military (10 Minutes)
- Conclusion and additional resources (15 Minutes)
COURSE INSTRUCTOR & CREDENTIALS
References are available for this course upon request at Support@psycharmor.org
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