SPRC Launches Updated Data Course

May 24, 2019

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

SPRC is pleased to release an updated and redesigned version of our popular online course, Locating and Understanding Data for Suicide Prevention. This free, self-paced course offers step-by-step guidance to help you find and interpret suicide-related data in order to target your prevention efforts effectively. The course explores a variety of commonly used data sources for information on suicide deaths and attempts, suicidal ideation, and related factors—as well as new frontiers in suicide surveillance, such as interactive dashboards and real-time data collection. It also explains key concepts that will help you better understand the data you find. This course is highly recommended for anyone involved in national, state, or community suicide prevention.