I Have a Suicidal Student in My Office, Now What?
I Have a Suicidal Student in My Office, Now What?: A Guide for Helping School Counselors Understand, Identify, & Respond to Students At-Risk for Suicidal Behaviors
ARE YOU A SCHOOL COUNSELOR WHO GETS NERVOUS AT THE THOUGHT OF HAVING A SUICIDAL STUDENT IN YOUR OFFICE?* Do you feel afraid to talk about suicide with students? * Do you get nervous when you have to call a parent? * Do you second guess yourself after you have screened a student?* Do you worry about whether or not you've done enough to help a student? * Do you feel afraid to talk about suicide prevention with parents, teachers, and administrators? * Do you believe that if you bring up the word suicide, a student will attempt or complete? * Do you wish you had a screening tool, a checklist, and practical strategies and interventions? If you answered yes to these questions, this book is for you. I Have a Suicidal Student in My Office, Now What will empower, encourage and give you confidence in your ability to screen and identify students at-risk for suicidal behaviors. This book will provide you with a list of interventions that you can easily implement, a checklist to help you feel at ease, and it will provide you with self-care strategies to ensure you take care of yourself.
Author: Dr. LaWanda N. Evans