Year: 1997 Source: Behavioral Sciences and the Law, v.15, no.4, (Autumn 1997), p.415-425 SIEC No: 19980364

Danto summarizes the most relevant organizational standards for practice guidelines for suicide prevention in correctional settings & illustrates how these can be applied as standards for liability. Using these standards & his extensive forensic experience in this area, Danto illustrates how suicide litigation & the expert’s participation in this process can promote improved care for potentially suicidal inmates. (11 refs.)