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Improving Care to Prevent Suicide Among People With Serious Mental Illness 2019

Proceedings of a Workshop

About the Course:

This workshop was designed to illustrate and discuss what is known, what is currently being done, and what needs to be done to identify and reduce suicide risk among people with serious mental illness.

This course is based on the article,Improving Care to Prevent Suicide Among People with Serious Mental Illness 2019 created by the National Academy of Sciences in 2019.

Publication Date:

Copyright 2019, by the National Academy of Sciences The National Academies Press, 2019.

Course Material Author

National Academy of Sciences

Course Creator

David M. Lutkemeier

David Lutkemeier holds a BA degree in psychology, a master’s degree in developmental psychology, and a doctorate degree from the University of Cincinnati in Special Education and Psychology. He is certified as a psychologist by the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners, as well as holding public school superintendent certification in Arizona and California. Dr. Lutkemeier has worked as an assistant professor at Arizona State University, a school psychologist, special education director, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in both Arizona and California. David, working as a consultant with a national curriculum management group (CMSi) has completed over two dozen comprehensive district-wide curriculum audits in 15 states over the past 20 years and has worked as a test developer for CE Learning Systems for the past ten years.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals and policy makers, including psychologists, counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, and nurses

Course Objectives:

  1. Examine the relationship between severe mental illness and suicide.

  2. Identify the patterns of mortality by suicide among people with severe mental illness.

  3. Evaluate evidence for interventions and treatments that may reduce the risk of suicide in individuals with severe mental illness.

Course Material

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References begin on page 107.

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Course Number 102446
4 credit hours
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