Instructor

David R. Edwards, Ph.D., is a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, reserve police officer, and public safety chaplain. He also teaches in the School of Human Services at Michigan’s largest evangelical Christian university. David is an approved instructor with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association, the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, and is a Certified Trauma Services Specialist through the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists.

David Edwards

Certified Trauma Services Specialist

Course curriculum

  • 01

    CONFRONTING THE ISSUE OF SUICIDE COURSE INFORMATION - READ THIS FIRST

  • 02

    Suicide Statistics

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 1 Video

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 1 Script

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Updated Statistics

  • 03

    First Responder Suicide

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 2 Video

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 2 Script

  • 04

    Recognizing Warning Signs

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 3 Video

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 3 Script

  • 05

    Beginning the Intervention Process

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 4 Video

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 4 Script

  • 06

    Continuing the Intervention Process

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 5 Video

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 5 Script

  • 07

    Completing the Intervention Process

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 6 Video

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Unit 6 Script

    • Final Quiz

    • Confronting the Issue of Suicide Course Evaluation