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Suicide Detection and Prevention, 4 hours

STC# 0301 0364

This course examines overcoming obstacles to preventing suicide in detention facilities and offers the facts behind many of the myths that surround this cause of death. Experience shows that almost all institutional suicides are preventable; facts and prevention strategies are the focused emphasis. Defining the elements of detention life that are conducive to suicide as well as pre-disposing factors of suicidal behavior is covered.