Alberta's suicide prevention training programs: a retrospective comparison with Rothman's developmental research model.

@article{Ramsay1990AlbertasSP,
  title={Alberta's suicide prevention training programs: a retrospective comparison with Rothman's developmental research model.},
  author={R. F. Ramsay and Madeline A. Cooke and William A. Lang},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={1990},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          335-51
        }
}
Developmental research is used to transform existing knowledge into applied programs. A social research and development (R&D) method, developed by Rothman for the human service professions, is compared with the method used to develop the Suicide Prevention Training Programs in Alberta, Canada. A retrospective review compares the development of these programs, which have since been implemented both nationally and internationally, with Rothman's model; discusses social R&D as a transformation… CONTINUE READING