Crisis Counseling and Therapy
Jackson Rainer, Ph.D. & Frieda Brown, Ph.D., The Haworth Press Inc., 2006
Intervention, as a clinical technique to combat the debilitating effects of stress that accompany crisis, is quickly becoming a social movement. Crisis Counseling and Therapy provides comprehensive instruction in this important and rapidly burgeoning field with a systemic three-phase method that is simple and practical. This innovative model can easily be incorporated into the clinician's practice to provide effective, strategic intervention.
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Myths about Suicide
Joiner, T. 2010, Harvard University Press
Dr. Joiner uses data to trounce some myths, draws on clinical storytelling to give others a black eye and blends classic literature with current mass media to challenge every reader to "rethink" his or her understanding of suicidal behavior.
Child and Adolescent Suicidal Behavior: School-Based Prevention, Assessment, and Intervention
David N. Miller, Ph.D., 2011, The Guilford Press.
Meeting a crucial need, this book distills the best current knowledge on child and adolescent suicide prevention into comprehensive guidelines for school-based practitioners. The author draws on extensive research and clinical experience to provide best-practice recommendations for developing schoolwide prevention programs, conducting risk assessments, and intervening at different levels of intensity with students at risk. Also presented are postvention procedures for responding effectively if a suicide does occur. Legal and ethical issues are addressed in detail. Reproducible handouts include sample assessment questions for students, teachers, and parents; the book's large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying.
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Clergy Response to Suicidal Persons & Their Family Members: An Interfaith Resource Book for Clergy & Congregations
Clark, D.C., Ed., 1993, Chicago: Exploration Press.
Interfaith resource book for the clergy and congregations. Provides basic knowledge about theology and suicide, recognizing suicidal risk, and referral to the appropriate caregivers.
Suicide in Nazi Germany
Goeschel, C. 2009, Oxford University Press
Christian Goeschel offers a unique analysis of how ordinary Germans responded to the political, social and economic crises of Nazism by comparing suicide rates across Germany from the birth of the Weimer Republic with Imperial Germany's defeat in 1918 to the downfall of Nazi dictatorship in 1945.
Suicide Later in Life: Recognizing the Warning Signs
Osgood, N., 1992, Lexington.
Discusses reasons for elderly suicide, describes the symptoms and warning signs, and proposes risk reduction strategies. Written for older adults, family members and caregivers, and all those who provide services for older clients/patients.
Suicide Intervention in the Schools
S. Poland, 1989, Guilford Publications.
Provides step-by-step guidelines for setting up and maintaining a comprehensive crisis intervention program.
Suicide Prevention In Schools (Series in Death Education, Aging and Health Care)
A. Leenaars & S. Wenckstern (Editors), 1990, Hemisphere.
Suicide prevention, intervention and postvention in the schools is outlined in this edited book.
Suicide Prevention: Resources for the Millennium
David Lester, 2001, Taylor and Francis.
Suicide Prevention presents an evaluation of the past, present, and future of suicidal behavior and efforts to prevent suicide. Authors from varying disciplines of psychology, sociology, and psychiatry analyze suicide in the opening chapters. Through the exploration of the roles of these disciplines, the roles of primary physicians, and the impact of suicide prevention education in schools, the contributors describe the history of suicidology and the changes necessary for improvement. The book concludes with a section detailing the goals and activities of organizations designed to prevent or facilitate suicide.
Tattered Teddies: An Interactive Handbook about the Awareness and Prevention of Suicide in Children
Laurel Bridges & Rani Murji, 2008, Centre for Suicide Prevention
Targeting adults working directly with children, Tattered Teddies is an interactive guide to assist adults in addressing suicidality when interacting with children at risk for suicide. Structured in a "textbook" format with which many professionals are accustomed to reading, the handbook is divided into chapters which include introdcutions, text, an interactive component, keypoint overview, and additional resources.
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