Year: 1987 Source: Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1987. 134p. SIEC No: 19890324

Authors state maintaining crisis focus is essential when intervention is directed toward preventing suicide in children & adolescents. Ch.1 covers problems & difficulties children experience; ch.2 describes the authors crisis model; ch.3 deals with communication; ch. 4 with suicide; ch.5 with signs & symptoms of children in crisis situations. The appendix, Teaching Young People About Friendship is designed to help children develop friendships with those responsive to their interests & needs.