Year: 1970 Source: Crisis Intervention, v.2, no.3, (1970), p.65-70 SIEC No: 19850555

A training program for volunteer telephone counselors at a suicide prevention centre is predicated on conceptualization of the telephone service as telephone therapy. After selection, the volunteer trains in a 3-hour session twice a week for 4 weeks. The training program is summarized & the theme of each of the 8 sessions is described. The initial contact sheet used is presented.