Year: 1998 Source: New Zealand: Ministry of Education/National Health Committee, (March 1998). 34p. SIEC No: 19980458

This guide outlines the responsibilities of various parties within a school & sets out what is regarded to be “best practice” in the recognition, assessment, intervention with, & management of young people who may be at risk of suicide. It is recommended that a review or evaluation of policies & staff competence be built into a school prevention programme from the beginning. A set of postvention principles, adapted from the US Center for Disease Control, is also provided.