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The Practical Art of Suicide Assessment: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals and Substance Abuse Counselors
The Practical Art of Suicide Assessment: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals and Substance Abuse Counselors by Shawn Christopher Shea 0471237612 9780471237617
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The Practical Art of Suicide Assessment: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals and Substance Abuse Counselors by Shawn Christopher Shea

Critical Acclaim for The Practical Art of Suicide Assessment There is . . . no better guide for learning about and clinically assessing the phenomenology of suicidal states. Penned with a compelling elegance and charm, The Practical Art of Suicide Assessment is brimming with clinical wisdom, enlightening case illustrations, and a vibrant sense of compassion.-David A. Jobes, PhD, past president, American Association of Suicidology If I were asked to recommend only one book to equip clinicians to conduct the best possible suicide risk assessments, The Practical Art of Suicide Assessment would be it.-Thomas E. Ellis, PsyD, ABPP, past director, Clinical Division of the American Association of Suicidology A concise, carefully conceptualized, well-written book . . . highly recommended for all psychiatric residents and all other mental health students.-Journal of Clinical Psychiatry This outstanding book is informative, interesting, and clinically useful.-American Journal of Psychiatry The Practical Art of Suicide Assessment covers all the critical elements of suicide assessment-from risk factor analysis to evaluating clients with borderline personality disorders or psychotic process. This highly acclaimed text provides mental health professionals with the tools they need to assess a clients suicide risk and assign appropriate levels of care using the highly acclaimed interview strategy for eliciting suicidal ideation-the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events (the CASE Approach). Now available in paperback, the leading book on suicide assessment also contains three important new appendices: * How to Document a Suicide Assessment * Safety Contracting Revisited: Pros, Cons, and Documentation * A Quick Guide to Suicide Prevention Web Sites

Author: Shawn Christopher Shea

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 336

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: 2002-08-22

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