Year: 1990 Source: New Directions for Student Services, no.49, (Spring 1990), p.45-55 SIEC No: 19910486

Describes a crisis intervention approach that can enable the counselor to intervene actively during a suicidal crisis. Key components that address the needs of the community, the administration & the counseling centre staff, as well as elements of crisis intervention are discussed. 2 case examples illustrate crisis intervention for a student with suicidal feelings & depression, & postvention for those affected by a suicide. (29 refs.)