Suicide and autism: Risk and prevention (2 ethics CEUs)


General Information
Instructor: Emily M. Lund, PhD, CRC
Title: Suicide and autism: Risk and prevention
BCBA CEUs: 2 ethics CEUs
Location: Online, self paced

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify risk factors for suicide in people with ASD
2. Identify ways in which people communicate about suicide.
3. Develop strategies for asking about suicidality.
4. Develop behaviors to respond effectively when working with individuals who may be suicidal

Speaker Bio
Emily M. Lund, PhD, CRC, is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education in the department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling at the University of Alabama. Their primary research interests include interpersonal violence and trauma in people with disabilities; suicide and non-suicidal self-injury in people with disabilities; the experiences of graduate students with disabilities; and LGBTQ+ issues, particularly as they intersect with disability. Dr. Lund has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles and edited two books on these and similar topics. Their work emphasizes positive disability identity development, marginalization, intersectionality, and disability cultural competence.

Course Assignments, activities, and technology
• 1 hour video
• 1 Discussion Boards
• 2 Reading assignments
• Final Exam

Evaluation and Assessment
Participants must score 80% or better on all quizzes and exams. Participant also must turn in all assignments and respond to all discussion boards. Participants will have multiple opportunities to complete these activities if the first attempt is not satisfactory.

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