Year: 2005 Source: 5p. SIEC No: 20052197

The Victoria University of Wellington has developed a policy of assertive & compassionate response to any form of suicidal behaviour by students & hall residents. The policy aims to better identify & help those students at risk of death by suicide, & provide earlier & more effective intervention & support following any suicidal behaviour. Included are definitions, policy content & guidelines, responsibilities, records of incident, & the Suicide Incident Report Form. (LC) (5 refs)