WOTA Suicide Prevention Training Post-Test
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Myth or Fact? Men are more likely to commit suicide than are women.
Myth or Fact: Most suicidal people are undecided about living or dying and demonstrate ambivalence. A part of them wants to live; however, death seems like the only way out of the pain.
The highest suicide rate is in which of the following age groups?
85 years and older
45 to 64 years old
Adolescents and young adults aged 15 to 24
65 to 75 years old
According to numerous studies, 85% of people who die by suicide may be suffering from which of the following conditions?
Major Depressive Disorder
Bipolar Disorder, Depressive Phase
Alcohol or Substance Use
All of the above
Which of the following is identified as a risk factor for suicide related to the cognitive dimension of an individual?
Traumatic Brain Injury
Which of the following are identified as protective factors against the risk of suicide?
a. Positive connections to family, peers and community
b. A family history of suicide
c. Access to and care for mental, physical and substance disorders
d. A and C
Match the following levels of suicide risk from low to severe
Some suicidal thoughts; no suicide plan. Says will not commit suicide.
Suicidal thoughts; vague plan that isn't very lethal. Says will not commit suicide.
Suicidal thoughts; specific plan that is highly lethal. Says will commit suicide.
Specific plan that is highly lethal. Says will not commit suicide.
QPR stands for...
Question, Purpose, Response
Question, Persuade, Refer
Question, Perform, Refer
Question, Persuade, Respond
Which of the following is a strategy a therapist would use with a person who is expressing suicidal thoughts and/or plans when practicing from the QPR model of intervention?
Call a mental health professional immediately if you think the person is suicidal
Avoid asking any questions about suicide and get help immediately
Ask and explore any suicidal thinking and plans
Call the person's primary care provider immediately
Which of the following are appropriate questions from the QPR model of intervention successfully utilized in suicide prevention work?
a) Encourage the person to seek help by utilizing a statement such as "You need to find some help for yourself, what are you going to do?"
b) Encourage the person to seek help by utilizing a statement such as "I think we can figure something out, or I know where we can get some help."
c) Encourage the person to seek help by utilizing a statement such as "Who in your life might be able to support you right now?"
d) B and C
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