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Understanding Suicide and its Impact

PSYC 600




Instructor: Terence Barrett

Grading: Letter

Monday, August 25, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014

Instruction Mode: Correspondence

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $375

Course Description:

Overview of current understanding of the dynamics of suicide and its impact upon people left behind following the death. (CCN)


1. Develop familarity with the experience of death by suicide in contemporary America;

2.  Increase understanding of the impact suicide has upon family members and society;

3.  Demonstrate level of achievement of course objectives through completion of workbook and written assignments.


Suicide in America, Herbert Hendin, 1995

Life After Suicide, Terence W. Barrett, 1989

These textbooks can be ordered by sending a check for $30 to:  Aftermath Research, University Station, Box 5551, Fargo, ND 58105

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