Year: 2001 Source: Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2001. p.313-331 SIEC No: 20040439

The authors explore the prevention & management of suicidal behavior in correctional settings. They identify at-risk populations & discuss procedures for implementing effective prevention & intervention programs, including staff training, intake screening assessment, communication, housing, supervision, reporting, & follow-up. A list of exemplary programs illustrate the efficacy of such procedures, & various treatment options are reviewed.