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Understanding Suicide and its Impact

PSYC 600

3 CREDITS

$375

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Instructor: Terence Barrett

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

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)

Objectives:

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.

Textbooks:

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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