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What Reduces Suicide Ideation in Online Crisis Chats? A Study of Crisis Counselor & Client Processes

2017 Young Investigator Grant
Amount Awarded: $82,986
Focus Area: Psychosocial Studies

Daniel W. Cox, Ph.D.
University of British Columbia (Canada)

Mentor: E. David Klonsky, Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Inside the Research

Question: How do crisis chats reduce suicidal ideation?

Strategy: Three hundred crisis chats from Vancouver Crisis Center during 2016 will be analyzed for content and counselor interventions to identify factors that reduce suicidal ideation.

Impact: Knowledge for training crisis chat counselors.