Child and Adolescent Suicidal Behavior: School-Based Prevention, Assessment, and Intervention

Child and Adolescent Suicidal Behavior: School-Based Prevention, Assessment, and Intervention

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606239964
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 12/14/2010
Series: Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series
Edition description: Lay-Flat Paperback
Pages: 170
Sales rank: 1,030,994
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 5 - 17 Years

About the Author

David N. Miller, PhD, is Associate Professor of School Psychology at the University at Albany, State University of New York, where he has served as Director of the School Psychology Program. He is a certified school psychologist and has extensive experience working with children and adolescents exhibiting suicidal behavior, as well as other emotional and behavioral problems, in both public and alternative school settings. Dr. Miller is senior author of the book Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Self-Injury at School; is the author of several journal articles and book chapters; and serves on the editorial advisory boards of several professional journals. His primary research and clinical interest is suicidal behavior and related internalizing problems in children and adolescents, particularly issues in school-based suicide prevention.

Table of Contents

1. Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents: An Introduction and Overview
2. Youth Suicidal Behavior and the Schools
3. A Public Health Approach to Youth Suicide Prevention
4. Universal School-Based Suicide Prevention Programs for All Students
5. Identifying At-Risk and High-Risk Students and Linking Assessment to Intervention
6. Selected and Tertiary Interventions for At-Risk and High-Risk Students
7. School-Based Suicide Postvention
Appendix A. Student Suicide Case Law in Public Schools, Richard Fossey and Perry A. Zirkel
Appendix B. Recommended Resources


School psychologists, counselors, administrators, and social workers; also of interest to child/adolescent clinical psychologists and psychiatrists. May serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses.

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