Helping the Suicidal Person: Tips and Techniques for Professionals

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Published USA, 2017
This book covers diverse aspects of helping the suicidal person, starting with examining our own personal experiences and fears, and moving onto the essential areas of risk assessment, safety planning and treatment planning. The author provides a rich assortment of tips - 89 in all - for reducing the person's suicidal danger and rebuilding the wish to live. The techniques come from a wide variety of theories and interventions, including CBT, DBT, ACT, solution-focused therapy and more.

CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS
Joining with the Suicidal Person
Assessing Danger
Assessing Protective and Cultural Factors
Planning for Treatment
Alleviating Psychological Pain
Exploring Motivations and Misgivings
Moving Forward After a Suicide Attempt

Stacey Freedenthal is an Associate Professor at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work.
Paperback. 273 pages


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