Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:45am

UW-Madison values working with teachers and MMSD staff every summer.  We wanted to make sure you were of two unique credit courses offered this summer in the School of Education that you may not have heard about.

Counseling Psychology 300:  Psychology of Suicide

  • June 27– August 7, 2016.  Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1:30-4:50pm on campus
  • Suicide has had a profound effect on the lives of millions of Americans and millions more around the world; however, we rarely talk about suicide because of the stigma that surrounds it. This course is designed to break down that stigma and allow students to develop an understanding of various topics related to suicide.  Students will learn about behavioral indicators (aka danger signs), high-risk groups, and situational factors that may contribute to suicide risk.  Students will also learn about ways to offer support and community resources that can provide an adjunct to school-based supports.  This is not an applied course, but participation will make students aware of what is known empirically (and also some false commonly held myths) when it comes to suicide risk and prevention.

Educational Psychology 301:  Human Abilities and Learning

  • Two session options available on campus
    • June 13-July 10, 2016.  Monday – Thursday 1:00-3:30pm
    • July 11-August 7, 2016.  Monday-Thursday 9:00-11:30am
    • Principles and techniques of learning, individual differences in abilities

Questions? Contact Hanna Hermanson at for more information.  For general information about hours and course locations, admissions, enrollment, and tuition please visit this website.

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