DHA-US1146 Navy Suicide Prevention Training for Providers (UNCLASSIFIED-FOUO)(2 hrs)

This 2-hour training module provides training in the assessment of suicidal ideation and behavior with military connected individuals. This training begins with a review of the epidemiology of suicide within the military population. Next, Department of Defense and Department of Navy instructions related to suicide prevention and reporting are reviewed. Participants will be introduced to the Self-Directed Violence Classification System (SDVCS), a nomenclature supported by the DoD-VA for self-directed violence and suicidal behavior. In addition, a review of two theories of suicide - the Fluid Vulnerability Theory and the Interpersonal Psychological Theory are discussed. Finally, evidence-based treatments are highlighted along with postvention principles and suggested resources for additional information.