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Suicide Awareness, Assessment and Intervention for Allied Health Professionals, Module 4

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1.  There are many treatment options for suicidal ideation available, including:
  1. Psychotherapies
  2. Medication
  3. Electroconvulsive therapy
  4. All of the above
2.  Suicide treatment also involves mitigating the immediate threat of self-harm and treating the underlying _____________.
  1. False perceptions
  2. Low self-esteem
  3. Pathologies
  4. None of the above
3.  Suicide treatment is often focused on teaching _________ to manage impulsivity and emotions.
  1. Life skills
  2. Breathing techniques
  3. Self-reflection
  4. None of the above
4.  Research shows that certain types of news coverage can _____________ the likelihood of suicide in individuals who are vulnerable
  1. increase
  2. decrease
  3. stablize
  4. None of the above
5.  When considering treatment options, it is important to look at the scope of practice for a mental health provider. Which of the following provider types can diagnose mental disorders, provide psychological treatment for individuals/families/groups, and administer and interpret psychological tests?
  1. Occupational Therapist
  2. Clinical psychologist
  3. Psychiatrist
  4. Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse
6.  Which of the following explicitly focuses therapy on suicide prevention rather than a primary psychiatric disorder?
  1. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  2. Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
  3. Behavioral Activation (BH)
  4. Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy
7.  Only 20% of patients with mental health disorders are treated by mental health specialists due to:
  1. Poor insurance coverage; personal financial issues
  2. Inability to follow up
  3. Limited availability of specialty services
  4. All of the above
8.  This treatment option is recommended for acute suicidal ideation situations:
  1. Intensive Out Patient
  2. Inpatient Hospitalization
  3. Home Health
  4. None of the above
9.  Inpatient hospitalization/treatment includes all the following EXCEPT:
  1. Medication management
  2. Group therapy
  3. Family therapy
  4. Intensive outpatient therapy
10.  Treatment for older adults should focus on all the following EXCEPT:
  1. Social connectedness
  2. Skills in coping and adapting to change
  3. Care for physical and mental health problems
  4. Housing/living arrangement