Suicide: The Forever Decision

About the Course:

Suicide: The Forever Decision is for those thinking about suicide and for those who know, love, or counsel them.

Journal/Publisher:

Crossroad

Publication Date:

2004

Author

Paul G. Quinnett, Ph.D.

About the Author:

Paul G. Quinnett, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and practicing therapist, is Director of Adult Services, Spokane Community Mental Health Center. He is the author of “When Self-Help Fails: A Guide to Counseling Services” and “On Becoming a Health and Human Services Manager: A Practical Guide for Clinicians and Counselors.”

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about suicide. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify factors contributing to suicide.

  2. Discover an approach for reducing the probability of suicide.

  3. Summarize the relationship between substance abuse and suicide.

  4. Recognize the interpersonal nature of life and the effect of suicide on others.

  5. Evaluate the possibilities for finding help with incipient suicide and for improving one’s attitude toward life.

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