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Author Erbacher, Terri A

Title Suicide in schools : a practitioner's guide to multi-level prevention, assessment, intervention, and postvention / Terri A. Erbacher, Jonathan B. Singer, and Scott Poland
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014


Description 1 online resource (267 pages)
Series School-Based Practice in Action
School-based practice in action series.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1 Overview and Introduction; Are You Prepared?; Purpose of This Book; Overview: Key Goals of This Text; The Role of the School in Suicide Prevention; Key Terms; Historical Perspectives of Suicide in Schools; Scope of the Problem; Risk Factors and Warning Signs; Protective Factors; Recommendations for Schools; Reducing Shame and Stigma; 2 Training Gatekeepers; Case Study: Suffering in Silence; It Takes a Village; A Systems Perspective; What Is a Gatekeeper?; What Is Gatekeeper Training?
Identifying Students at RiskSocial Media Gatekeepers; Efficacy of Gatekeeper Programs; Referral Procedures; Conclusion; 3 School Crisis Response Planning; A Planned Response; What Is a Crisis?; Crisis Plans; Crisis Teams; Levels of Intervention; PREPaRE: National Incident Management System's Incident Command System (NIMS/ICS); Conclusion; 4 School Liability and Implications for Best Practice; Legal Terms and Key Legal Issues for Schools; Review of Legal Cases and Implications for Schools; Professional Ethical Standards for Key School Personnel; Notifying Parents
Providing Appropriate Postvention ResponseBullying and Suicide: Legal Issues; Conclusion; 5 Evidence-Based Suicide Prevention Programs; Defining Suicide Prevention; Setting the Stage for Implementing School-Based Suicide Prevention; Universal Prevention; Selective Prevention; Indicated Prevention; Case Study: Development and Implementation of Statewide Suicide Prevention in Kentucky; Conclusion; 6 Guidelines for Suicide Risk Assessment; What Is a Suicide Risk Assessment?; Suicide Screen Versus Risk Monitoring Versus Assessment; Typology of Suicidal Youth; Levels of Risk
The Assessment of Elementary, Middle, and High School StudentsComponents of a Suicide Risk Assessment; Establishing Rapport; Assessing for Suicidal Ideation, Intent, Plan, and Means; Assessing the Social Environment; Conclusion; 7 Intervening With a Potentially Suicidal Student; From Assessment to Intervention; Safety Plans; Engaging Parents; Documenting a Suicide Risk Assessment; Connecting the Dots During A Suicidal Crisis; What to Do When a Student Returns From the Hospital; Psychotherapy Interventions; 8 The Aftermath: Immediate Suicide Postvention Step-by-Step
Case Study: There Is a Loaded GunPreparing for Postvention; Advanced Preparation: Before a Crisis; Intervening Immediately Following a Suicide; The First 24 Hours: A Step-by-Step Approach; The Three Tiers of Crisis Postvention; Tier 1: Universal Interventions; Tier 2: Selective Interventions; Conclusion; 9 The Bereaved Student, School, and Community; Case Study: Enduring the Pain; The Days Following: After the First 24 Hours; Weeks 2-4; Tier 3: Indicated Interventions in the Following Months; A Year In: Anniversaries of the Death; Cultural Considerations: A Final Note
Summary 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 inter
Notes Conclusion: Evaluating Postvention Activities
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Subject Youth -- Suicidal behavior -- United States
Students -- Suicidal behavior -- United States
Suicide -- United States -- Prevention
Educational counseling -- United States
Youth -- Suicidal behavior -- United States -- Case studies
Students -- Suicidal behavior -- United States -- Case studies
Suicide -- United States -- Prevention -- Case studies
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Educational counseling
Students -- Suicidal behavior
Suicide -- Prevention
Youth -- Suicidal behavior
United States
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author Singer, Jonathan B
Poland, Scott
ISBN 9781135074456