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Bean, Gretchen; Baber, Kristine M. – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2011
Youth suicide prevention is an important public health issue. However, few prevention programs are theory driven or systematically evaluated. This study evaluated Connect, a community-based youth suicide prevention program. Analysis of pre and posttraining questionnaires from 648 adults and 204 high school students revealed significant changes in…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, Youth Programs, Community Programs
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Jacobson, Jodi Michelle; Osteen, Philip; Jones, Andrea; Berman, Alan – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2012
Changes in attitudes, confidence, and practice behaviors were assessed among 452 clinicians who completed the training, Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk, and who work with clients at risk for suicide. Data were collected at three time points. Scores on measures of attitudes toward suicide prevention and confidence to work with clients at…
Descriptors: Prevention, Vignettes, Suicide, At Risk Persons
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Taub, Deborah J.; Servaty-Seib, Heather L.; Miles, Nathan; Lee, Ji-Yeon; Wachter Morris, Carrie A.; Prieto-Welch, Susan L.; Werden, Donald – Journal of College Counseling, 2013
Resident assistants (RAs) can serve as important suicide prevention gatekeepers. The purpose of the study was to determine if training improved RAs' crisis communications skills and suicide-related knowledge and to determine if the knowledge elements predicted crisis communications skills. New RAs showed significant improvement in all areas from…
Descriptors: Prevention, Communication Skills, Suicide, Resident Advisers
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Manning, Jessica; VanDeusen, Karen – Journal of American College Health, 2011
Western Michigan University's Suicide Prevention Program utilizes multiple technological components, including an online training course, a Web site, and 2 social networking Web site profiles, as integral aspects of a comprehensive program. This article discusses the development, maintenance, use, and impact of the technological aspects of this…
Descriptors: Prevention, Comprehensive Programs, Suicide, Internet
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Jodoin, Elizabeth C.; Robertson, Jason – New Directions for Student Services, 2013
The perception that college students are coming to campus with more severe psychological concerns than in the past has been empirically supported on college campuses (Benton and others, 2003). Approximately 20 percent of all adolescents have a diagnosable mental health disorder (Kessler and others, 2005), many of which then continue on to college…
Descriptors: Prevention, Public Health, Mental Health, Mental Disorders
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Kok, Jin Kuan; van Schalkwyk, Gertina J.; Chan, Andrea Huan Wen – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2015
The suicide rate among youths in Malaysia has increased over the years, giving rise to considerable public concern. The purpose of this study was to explore and describe potential stressors of suicide and suicide prevention strategies as perceived by youths in Malaysia aged 15-25 years. A qualitative approach was adopted and 625 students from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Suicide, Stress Variables, Prevention
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Ranahan, Patti – Child & Youth Services, 2013
Current suicide prevention strategies often include suicide education based on the premise that education can lead to recognition of those at risk of suicide and others who are prepared can respond and potentially save lives. As suicide is a leading cause of death for young people, it is relevant to explore how suicide education is made available…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, Adolescents, Psychological Patterns
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Mirick, Rebecca G.; Berkowitz, Lawrence; Bridger, Joanna; McCauley, James – School Social Work Journal, 2018
Adolescent suicide rates are rising, particularly for adolescent girls, and increasing numbers of adolescents experience the suicide of a classmate, peer, or friend. School social workers can play an important role in suicide prevention with this age group. This article will describe one agency's experiences conducting universal screenings in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Suicide, Prevention, Screening Tests
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Horowitz, Lisa M.; Thurm, Audrey; Farmer, Cristan; Mazefsky, Carla; Lanzillo, Elizabeth; Bridge, Jeffrey A.; Greenbaum, Rachel; Pao, Maryland; Siegel, Matthew – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Little is known about suicidal ideation in youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), making it difficult to identify those at heightened risk. This study describes the prevalence of thoughts about death and suicide in 107 verbal youth with ASD with non-verbal IQ >55, assessed during inpatient psychiatric admission. Per parent report, 22% of…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Youth, At Risk Persons
Schiro, Theodora – Educational Leadership, 2018
After her son died by suicide, Theodora Schiro vowed to raise awareness and teach others about depression and suicide. In this article, Schiro (a former teacher and principal) explains how educators can detect warning signs, devise preventative programs, and fight the stigma associated with suicide.
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, At Risk Persons, Intervention
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Owens, Christabel; Charles, Nigel – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objectives: Significant others can play a key role in suicide prevention, but little attention has been given to the resources they may need in order to do so effectively. Based on previous qualitative research and working in partnership with suicide prevention charities, we developed a simple educational leaflet to help family members and friends…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, Family Role, Peer Influence
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Kim, Yujin – Educational Gerontology, 2013
As the prevalence of suicide among the elderly has developed in recent years into one of the more serious social problems in South Korea, preventing these elderly suicides has emerged as a national priority. Korean social workers play a major role in the recent elderly suicide prevention efforts that were implemented starting in 2007. The purpose…
Descriptors: Suicide, Social Work, Older Adults, Foreign Countries
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Shadick, Richard; Akhter, Sarah – New Directions for Student Services, 2013
As the college population in the United States rapidly diversifies, leaders of successful campus suicide prevention programs are recognizing the importance of targeting specific groups of students. Recent estimates from the National Center for Education Statistics indicated that in 2008 more than one-third (36.7 percent) of college students…
Descriptors: Prevention, Suicide, College Students, Disabilities
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Tompkins, Tanya L.; Witt, Jody; Abraibesh, Nadia – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2009
The current study sought to evaluate the suicide prevention gatekeeper training program QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) among school personnel using a non-equivalent control group design. Substantial gains were demonstrated from pre- to post-test for attitudes, knowledge, and beliefs regarding suicide and suicide prevention. Exploratory…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Research Design, Self Efficacy, Prevention
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Lobenstein, Monica – Journal of Extension, 2018
Youths trained in intervention skills can help stop a suicide through effective communication and an empathetic response. Extension professionals and community partners developed a layered approach to teaching suicide intervention skills, involving school staff, other community-based adults, and youths in a consistent community training process.…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Intervention, Suicide, Prevention
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