9781118269725

Suicide, Self-Injury, and Violence in the Schools Assessment, Prevention, and Intervention Strategies

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118269725

  • ISBN10:

    1118269721

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2012-01-04
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

The first book of its kind to address suicide, self-injury, and violence in school settings

The frequency of suicide, students' self-injury, and violence in school settings requires preventative and response policies and procedures for the safety and protection of faculty and students. Suicide, Self-Injury, and Violence in the Schools: Assessment, Prevention, and Intervention Strategies is the first book to provide first responders—specifically, school counselors, psychologists, social workers, teachers, and administrators—with information on assessing risk. In addition, guidelines are included on how to respond to these crises in a practical and proactive manner that minimizes risk and/or impact on the school community.

The authors, nationally renowned experts on suicide, self-injury, and violence among children and adolescents, present:

Critical information on suicide and suicidal behaviors specific to children and adolescents

Pertinent issues related to nonsuicidal self-injury behaviors

Guidance on conducting effective face-to-face clinical interviews with violent and potentially violent students and their families

Important prevention and screening topics for middle and high school counselors

Discussion on psychological first aid in response to school violence survivors and their parents

Filled with mini-case vignettes, as well as checklists for school personnel to use, this timely reference supports school professionals in devising the very best prevention, intervention, and post?crisis strategies. It is a much-needed resource for establishing a collaborative, nonsuicidal, nonviolent environment both within and outside the school setting.

Author Biography

GERALD A. JUHNKE, EdD, is a Professor and Doctoral Program Director in the Department of Counseling at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

DARCY HAAG GRANELLO, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at The Ohio State University.

PAUL F. GRANELLO, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at The Ohio State University.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

PART I: Suicide and Self-Injurious Behaviors.

1 Suicide in Children and Adolescents (With contributions by Karen Michelle Hunnicutt Hollenbaugh and Alexis M. Rae).

2 School-Based Suicide Prevention Programming.

3 Working With Suicidal Students in Schools: Assessment and Intervention.

4 Working With Students who Engage in Nonsuicidal Self-Inflicted Injury.

5 After a Suicide: Postvention in the School Environment.

PART II: Violence Assessment, Response, and Postvention.

6 Utilizing Face-to-Face Clinical Interviews With Violent and Potentially Violent Students and Their Families.

7 Using a Systems of Care Approach With Post-Violent and Potentially Violent Students.

8 Utilizing Psychological First Aid When Responding to School Violence Survivors and Their Parents.

9 Adapted Solution-Focused Survivors–Parents Debriefing Model.

PART III: Legal Issues and Preparation.

10 Ethical and Legal Issues.

11 Wrap-up: Preparedness and Promising Future Interventions.

Appendix: Ethical Decision-Making Model.

References.

Index.

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