CAHSS Faculty Books and Book Chapters

Relational Suicide Assessment: Risks, Resources, and Possibilities for Safety

Title

Relational Suicide Assessment: Risks, Resources, and Possibilities for Safety

Files

Document Type

Book

Department

Department of Family Therapy

Description

A relational approach to evaluating your suicidal clients.

Moving beyond the traditional paper-and-pencil self-report, this book offers therapists a new approach to suicide assessment. Guided by a relational understanding of the therapeutic process, it emphasizes a semi-structured interview process and collaborative conversations to explore a client’s strengths and resilience as well as risk factors.

ISBN

978-0393706529

Publication Date

4-22-2013

Publisher

W. W. Norton & Company

City

New York

Disciplines

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Comments

About the Authors:

Douglas Flemons, PhD, LMFT, is Professor of Family Therapy and Co-Director of the Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Leonard M. Gralnik, MD, PhD, is an adult and child psychiatrist and lives in Hollywood, Florida.