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A comprehensive, school-based crisis intervention program can do a great deal to prevent teenage suicide, and to help the school community survive if a tragedy cannot be averted. In this important book, Scott Poland, who has written and lectured extensively on the topic, provides professionals with practical, step-by-step guidelines for setting up and maintaining such a program. Including numerous illustrative case examples, the book emphasizes the role played by all school personnel in suicide intervention and prevention. It is an invaluable resource for school psychologists, counselors, teachers, and administrators.
Suicide in Schools provides school-based professionals with practical, easy-to-use guidance on developing and implementing effective suicide prevention, assessment, intervention and postvention strategies. Utilizing a multi-level systems approach, this book includes step-by-step guidelines for developing crisis teams and prevention programs, assessing and intervening with suicidal youth, and working with families and community organizations during and after a suicidal crisis. The authors include detailed case examples, innovative approaches for professional practice, usable handouts, and internet resources on the best practice approaches to effectively work with youth who are experiencing a suicidal crisis as well as those students, families, school staff, and community members who have suffered the loss of a loved one to suicide. Readers will come away from this book with clear, step-by-step guidelines on how to work proactively with school personnel and community professionals, think about suicide prevention from a three-tiered systems approach, how to identify those who might be at risk, and how to support survivors after a traumatic event--all in a practical, user-friendly format geared especially for the needs of school-based professionals.
Argues that schools have a much larger role to play in the prevention of suicide among children and adolescents than they have generally undertaken hitherto. Sets out various ways in which teachers can detect suicidal tendencies and make appropriate interventions.
"'Preventing suicide: A toolkit for high schools' was funded ... to help high schools, school districts, and their partners design and implement strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health among their students. This information and tools in this toolkit will help schools and their partners: Assess their ability to prevent suicide among students and respond to suicides that may occur -- Understand strategies that can help students who are at risk for suicide -- Understand how to respond to the suicide of a student or other member of the school community -- Idenitfy suicide prevention programs and activities that are effective for individual schools and respond to the needs and cultures of each school's students -- Integrate suicide prevention into activities that fulfill other aspects of the school's mission, such as preventing the abuse of alcohol and other drugs."--description from Introduction.

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