ERIC Number: ED316963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Youth Suicide: What the Educator Should Know. A Special Educator's Perspective.
Guetzloe, Eleanor C.
This book is intended to aid educators in understanding the phenomenon of suicidal behavior among youth and in developing programs for intervention within the school setting. The first section, aimed toward an understanding of the phenomenon, covers risk factors, history, current trends, research, the problem of contagion, three levels of prevention in the public health context, and other relevant issues. The second section, focusing on prevention through the schools, discusses assessment of suicide potential, crisis intervention in the school, working with parents, counseling guidelines, procedures for the aftermath of a suicide, and enhancing emotional health in the schools. (PB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention, Mental Health, Prevention, School Counseling, Suicide
The Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091-1589 ($18.50, $14.80 members; Stock No. 331).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.