Depression, Suicide, and Computer Science Education (Replay)
September 5 2022 · By Jared O'Leary
In honor of national suicide prevention week, in this week’s episode replay Jared O'Leary reads a paper he wrote on the topic of depression, suicide, and computer science education. This paper is formatted into the following sections: 1) A vignette on my own experiences coping with depression and suicide; 2) Statistics on depression and suicide as it relates to various populations computer science educators work with; 3) A vignette of a computer science educator helping a student through depression and suicidal thoughts; 4) Risk factors and warning signs; 5) Suggestions for providing support; 6) A vignette from a computer science educator's perspective on a student who committed suicide; and 7) Closing thoughts.
Learn more about National Suicide Prevention Month/Week/Day.
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