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Author Miller, David Neil, 1963- author

Title Child and adolescent suicidal behavior : school-based prevention, assessment, and intervention / David N. Miller ; foreword by Alan L. Berman
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2011]
New York : The Guilford Press, 2011


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Description xxii, 170 pages ; 27 cm
Series The Guilford practical intervention in the schools series
Guilford practical intervention in the schools series.
Contents Suicidal behavior in children and adolescents: an introduction and overview -- Youth suicidal behavior and the schools -- A public health approach to youth suicide prevention -- Universal school-based suicide prevention programs for all students -- Identifying at-risk and high-risk students and linking assessment to intervention -- Selected and tertiary interventions for at-risk and high-risk students -- School-based suicide postvention
Summary Miller explains child and adolescent suicide prevention, assessment, and intervention for school-based mental health practitioners, administrators, teachers, nurses, and support staff. He discusses demographic data and reasons youth suicide occurs, developing school-wide prevention programs, the roles and responsibilities of school personnel, a public health approach to prevention, community-based prevention programs, identifying at-risk students, conducting risk assessments, and intervening at different levels of intensity, as well as legal and ethical issues and procedures for responding if a suicide does occur
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-162) and index
Subject Students -- Suicidal behavior.
Teenagers -- Suicidal behavior.
Suicide -- Prevention.
Educational counseling.
School psychology.
Suicide -- prevention & control.
Psychology, Educational -- methods.
LC no. 2010024960
ISBN 9781606239964 (paperback)
1606239961 (paperback)