User-centered design and evaluation of a virtual human patient to improve safety planning skills

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The major goals of this project are to develop an interactive, virtual standardized patient to allow VA providers to practice implementing suicide safety planning with training feedback. The project includes a formative evaluation, usability testing, and a randomized pilot trial focused on evaluation of skill aquisition and transfer. 

Project Period:
May 1, 2021 April 30, 2023

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Geographic Area(s):
Seattle/Puget Sound

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Online/remote/apps/social media

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Targeted Condition(s):
Suicidal Ideation