Year: 1987 Source: American Journal of Psychotherapy, v.41, no.2, (April 1987), p.172-184 SIEC No: 19872050

This paper outlines basic elements used in treatment of suicidal preadolescents, namely, having current knowledge of suicidal behavior, understanding a therapist’s reactions to a suicidal child, intervening to decrease risk factors, developing a network of people who are involved with a child, & establishing follow-up contacts.