After Suicide: Consultation With Counselors
Ramsdell E R~~Vorkoper C F
This presentation outlines the work of a committee of mental health workers who meet with staff counselors & trainers following a suicidal death or attempt by a client at the Pastoral Counselling & Education Center in Dallas, Texas. The Center logs in excess of 3,000 client hours. The program provides support & protection for the counselor in question & helps to discern what the counselor & Center need to learn from the event. Committee composition, process & program benefits are described.