Year: 2006 Source: Farmington, CT: The Connecticut Center for Effective Practice of the Child Health and Development Institute, (January 2006). 43p. SIEC No: 20060841

This report familiarizes professionals representing a broad range of agencies with a framework that addresses the risk factors for suicide that children, youth & families involved in the child welfare & juvenile justice systems experience. Key areas considered are behavioural health, child safety, educational programming, & legal services, as well as prevention, early intervention, & postvention. Case studies are used to show the challenges confronting families, communities & professionals, while offering opportunities for learning, & the development of effective service delivery. (155 refs)