Suicide: Perspectives and Intervention

Designation: PACC 4063

Suicide is a devastating issue, both for those considering it, and for their friends and loved ones and community. This course will draw on current research, theological resources and historical perspectives to illuminate the complexity of the phenomenon and the means of care for those at risk of suicide and for those who have experienced the death of a loved one due to suicide. Issues of self-care for the pastoral caregiver will also be addressed. Students will participate in the nationally-accredited, two-day ASIST workshop (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills training) to equip participants to recognize, effectively intervene, and offer care to those considering suicide.

Recommended Prior Study

  • None


Dr. Dorothy Hunse
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care:

Available at Acadia Wolfville Campus

Take this course at Acadia Divinity College’s main teaching site on the campus of Acadia University in beautiful Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Course Information
Current Schedule - One-Week Intensive - Fall Term 2021DesignationInstructor

The Synchronous components of this course cover multiple dates: Wolfville Campus Oct. 25, 26, 27 (8:30am-4:30pm) & Oct 28 (8:30-11:30am) and Online Nov. 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2021 (6:30-8:30pm).

PACC 4063 A1Dr. Dorothy Hunse