Year: 2002 Source: Journal of Correctional Health Care, v.9, no.1, (2002), p.27-40 SIEC No: 20070139

This paper offers readers an assessment protocol that provides guideines that can be used by practitioners in a variety of clinical settings. The author also provides several recommendations that will help clinicians strengthen the quality of their suicide risk assessments &, he states, offer a higher degree of protection from litigation. (10 refs.)