ERIC Number: EJ1029588
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reaching Graduate Students at Risk for Suicidal Behavior through the Interactive Screening Program
Moffitt, Lauren B.; Garcia-Williams, Amanda; Berg, John P.; Calderon, Michelle E.; Haas, Ann P.; Kaslow, Nadine J.
Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, v28 n1 p23-34 2014
Suicidal behavior is a significant concern among graduate students. Because many suicidal graduate students do not access mental health services, programs to connect them to resources are essential. This article describes the Interactive Screening Program (ISP), an anonymous, Web-based tool for screening and engaging at-risk graduate school students. We include qualitative responses from participating graduate students providing information on their symptoms or circumstances, desire for treatment, and gratitude for services. Concluding remarks highlight ISP's benefits for graduate students and ways to implement this protocol for other graduate student populations.
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Graduate Students, Suicide, At Risk Students, Outreach Programs, Student Behavior, Mental Health Programs, Mental Health, Online Systems, Qualitative Research, Participant Satisfaction, Referral, Program Implementation, Participant Characteristics, Discourse Analysis, Computer Mediated Communication, Stress Management, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Higher Education
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