ERIC Number: ED315700
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Suicide and Sudden Loss: Crisis Management in the Schools. Highlights: An ERIC/CAPS Digest.
This digest considers how counselors and educators can cope with the emotional needs of suicide survivors and prevent future suicides among students. It discusses self-destructive tendencies in youth and behavioral manifestations of loss; offers suggestions to counselors for managing the first 48 hours following a suicide or loss and lists critical questions to consider after a suicide or sudden death. Tasks of mourning and grief counseling are discussed along with special treatment issues for adolescents. (TE)
Descriptors: Coping, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role, Crisis Intervention, Crisis Management, Death, Depression (Psychology), Elementary Secondary Education, Grief, School Involvement, School Role, Stress Management, Suicide
ERIC/CAPS, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.