Training healthcare providers and social workers in suicide prevention: A tale of three universities

Date: 2016
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Article/Chapter
Author:  O’Brien K, Nadorff MR, Delaney T.
Publisher:  Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S)
State:  Massachusetts, Mississippi, Vermont

The National Strategy for Suicide Prevention called for all physicians to be educated in suicide prevention. Despite that, physicians and social workers receive minimal education and training in that area. Three teams participating in ICRC-S’ Training Institute provide descriptions of their suicide education and training programs, two for physicians and one for social workers.  

Populations:  People in Particular Occupations
Settings:  Colleges and Universities
Planning and Implementing:  Education and Training