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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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PSYCH 131 - Suicide Intervention

1 Credits
Provides information and practical skills on suicide intervention. Topics include attitudes toward suicide, risk estimation, step-by-step intervention process, resources and networking. Note: This class meets the Washington State mandate of legislation (HB 2366) passed in 2012 for suicide assessment, management and treatment.

Course Note Formerly BEHAV 131 Class graded “pass/fail.” Students must attend all hours of the two-day class to receive credit.

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Weekend
Winter Weekend
Spring Weekend

Designed to Serve All students.
Active Date 20220314T08:44:20

Grading Basis Credit/Non-Credit
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 11
Total Contact Hours 11
Degree Distributions:
  • Social Science Area II

Course Outline

  • Attitudes toward suicide
  • Suicide risk
  • Structure and process of the suicide intervention model
  • The Suicide Intervention Model in Role Play Scenarios
  • Community Resources

Student Learning Outcomes
Compare and contrast one’s own attitudes and the attitudes of others toward suicide.

Compare and contrast recent trends with past trends in suicide prevalence.

Assess suicidal risk across multiple scenarios and situations.

Demonstrate the steps in the suicide intervention process through role play.

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