Course detail: KOMETSPA - Kansas Online Mental Health Emergency Training: Suicide Prevention and Awareness
Suicide is preventable. This course will provide participants with tools to recognize the signs of a suicidal person and how to assist in preventing someone from harming themselves. The topics include suicidal statistics, risk and protective factors, and safety planning. With this knowledge participants will gain a better understanding of the steps to take in preventing suicide and gain awareness of the warning signs that is often present in a person who is suicidal.
- Participants will recognize the current statistics as they relate to suicide and identify the protective factors, safety plans, and myths of suicide.
- Law Enforcement Officers
- Self-paced online reading
- Complete a multiple choice exam with a score of 70% or better