Youth Suicide Prevention in Schools

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 47
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
  • Eligible for Certificate: Certificate completed Yes

    Certificates show that you have completed the course. They do not provide credit.

  • Watch a preview:

    What is a Mental Disorder? - Definition & Treatment

  • Youth Suicide Prevention in Schools Practice Test

Course Summary

Sometimes a teacher can be a first line of defense when it comes to youth suicide prevention. This course aims to help teachers develop a stronger sense of youth suicide risks and prevention strategies so that they can effectively assess, mitigate and respond to suicide-related issues on the job.
Create an account
to start this course today
Try it risk-free for 30 days
Create an account
Try it risk-free for 30 days

5 chapters in Youth Suicide Prevention in Schools

Course Practice Test

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(0, 5)}}
Ch 1. Mental Distress, Depression & Suicide {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[47794].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is a Mental Disorder? - Definition & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3810].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3810].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3810].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3810].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Defining and Understanding Mood Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10202].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10202].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10202].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10202].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Depressive Disorders: Definition, Types, Causes & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10129].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10129].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10129].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10129].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Stress: Definition and Impact on Overall Health Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18931].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18931].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18931].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18931].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - General Adaptation Syndrome: Definition, Phases & Changes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18933].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18933].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18933].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18933].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Coping With Stress: Techniques, Attitudes & Reducing Exposure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18935].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18935].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18935].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18935].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is Suicide? - Definition, Triggers, Underlying Causes & Prevention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10130].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10130].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10130].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10130].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(1, 5)}}
Ch 2. Youth Suicide Risk Factors & Warning Signs {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[242553].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Suicide Myths & Misconceptions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242555].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242555].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242555].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242555].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How Substance Abuse Affects Student Health & Performance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Teenage Depression: Statistics, Facts & Signs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206213].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206213].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206213].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206213].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Teen Suicide: Statistics, Facts & Prevention in the US Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[143098].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[143098].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[143098].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[143098].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Child Suicide: Statistics & Prevention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Familial Stress & Suicide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242557].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242557].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242557].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242557].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How Abuse & Neglect Impact Youth Suicide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242559].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242559].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242559].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242559].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Social & Cultural Risk Factors for Youth Suicide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - School Stress & Suicide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Bullying, Suicide & Violence in Schools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48562].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48562].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48562].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48562].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - LGBT Youth Suicide: Statistics & Prevention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206215].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206215].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206215].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206215].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Suicide Warning Signs: Verbal & Behavioral Cues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242565].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242565].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242565].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242565].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(2, 5)}}
Ch 3. Youth Suicide Risk Assessment & Prevention {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[242567].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Assessing Level of Risk for Suicide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242569].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242569].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242569].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242569].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Interview Assessments for Suicidal Youth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242571].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242571].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242571].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242571].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Promoting Safe Schools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - School Climate: Definition & Assessment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48564].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48564].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48564].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48564].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Suicide Prevention: Awareness, Facts & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206201].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206201].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206201].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206201].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Suicide Prevention: Tips & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206203].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206203].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206203].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206203].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Report a Suicidal Person Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Suicide Prevention Programs in Schools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206205].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206205].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206205].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206205].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Suicide Education for Parents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242573].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242573].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242573].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242573].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Suicide Prevention Grants
Lesson 11 - LGBT Suicide Prevention Organizations
Lesson 12 - Youth Suicide Prevention Programs
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(3, 5)}}
Ch 4. School Responses to Suicide {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[242575].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - How to Help Someone Who Attempted Suicide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206211].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206211].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206211].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206211].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Facilitating a Return to School after a Suicide Attempt Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242577].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242577].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242577].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242577].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Suicide Postvention: Responding to the Crisis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Prevent Suicide Contagion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242581].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242581].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242581].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[242581].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Practice Tests in this course
Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test. Once you take the test, you will receive a detailed exam report complete with your personal statistics and even specific lessons to focus on! Take the practice test now
Your detailed study guide will include:
  • Answers and detailed explanations to each question
  • Video lessons to explain complicated concepts
Course Practice Test
More practice by chapter
See practice tests for:
Support