It’s National Suicide Prevention Week: Learn Evidence-Based Research and Interventions via Free, Online Course


Highlighting IPC Resource for National Suicide Prevention Week

In light of National Suicide Prevention Week (September 5-11), the U-M Injury Prevention Center is highlighting the Suicide Prevention section of our free, evidence-based Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Injury Prevention for Children and Teens as part of Module 3, Intentional Injuries. This course covers important aspects of suicide research and prevention, with lectures by IPC core faculty and suicide prevention lead Dr. Cheryl King that address the following:

  • Scope of the problem
  • Understanding risk
  • Universal risk screening
  • Let’s Talk: Prevention and intervention strategies, an interview with Dr. King
  • Resources for help, readings, and online discussion opportunities.

The newly updated 8-module MOOC provides a flexible learning pathway with new sections for 2021 on drowning prevention, adverse childhood experiences (ACES), and health inequities, and includes major updates to the sections on firearm injury and introduction to injury. Free CME, MOC Part II, and CHES credits are available.

Enroll now and share with your networks!