Year: 1975 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (8th: 1975: St. Louis), p.185-189 SIEC No: 19830759

History and background information on the development of standards for suicide prevention and crisis intervention centers is given and also an up-date on the progress and accomplishments of the AAS task force on certification. Author discusses reasons why crisis and suicide prevention centers should seek AAS certification.