The class intervention required the class to choose a way to help address a social issue and to act collectively to carry it out. Through negotiation the class chose to address the issue of suicide and the activity of Pieta House. How are social issues defined? On what basis can we decide that something is a problem that needs to be changed? Be sure to discuss both social aspects (e.g., social identity) and technical aspects (e.g., research methods). What are the potential benefits and risks of participating in a collective intervention of this kind for the PS4032 students? What are the potential benefits and risks of this kind of intervention for the people being helped? Why is it important to use research methods to identify social issues and assess whether interventions are effective? What research methods are appropriate? What are the difficulties and limitations of using research methods to answer these questions? What have you learned about social issues and psychology during this module?