AAAI Publications, Twenty-Fifth International FLAIRS Conference

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SAMHT — Suicidal Avatars for Mental Health Training
Cameron Carpenter, Leticia Osterberg, Geoff Sutcliffe

Last modified: 2012-05-16

Abstract


Psychosocial assessments and treatments are effective for a range of psychological problems.One particular area of concern is youth suicide. This paper reports on the SAMHT intelligent tutoring system, which provides youth suicide risk assessment training.SAMHT's interactive avatar interface is based on an intelligent backend, and provides a believable interaction that is effective for training mental health professionals.

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