Year: 1993 Source: New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, 1993. p.118-152 References, p.199-229 SIEC No: 19950672

This chapter opens with a discussion of a child’s concept of death. Assessment & interviewing strategies which include the consideration of family, social & environmental factors are outlined. Factors that may arise in the therapy of adolescents are discussed, e.g. the level of cognitive development. The potential benefits of involving significant others in the therapeutic process are addressed. The impact of a completed suicide on the family, friends, & the therapist is discussed.