Year: 2002 Source: Calgary: Calgary Health Region, 2002. 114p. SIEC No: 20030332

This manual describes a variety of issues that people face in middle childhood, such as moral development & prosocial behavior. The purpose of the book is to highlight the cognitive & psychosocial developmental achievements in the school-age child. Suicide is discussed as a challenge to mental health. A description of suicide in children, contributory factors to suicide & appropriate responses to suicidal communications of children are presented. (SC)