ERIC Number: EJ458876
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Student Suicides: The Counselor's Limited Legal Liability.
Remley, Theodore P., Jr.; Sparkman, Lavinia B.
School Counselor, v40 n3 p164-69 Jan 1993
Notes that only counselors who lack appropriate skills or who are negligent in their care of students will be held accountable by courts for suicide attempts or deaths of students. Considers suicide prevention skills that school counselor should possess. Discusses difficulty in prediction, confidentiality, prevention programs, and the involvement of other adults (parents, administrators). Offers recommendations to school counselors. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A