Year: 2006 Source: Annual Convention of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work, (2006: Philadelphia), p.1-15 SIEC No: 20070599

This paper begins by reviewing the incidence of suicide throughout history. A general discussion of factors affecting responses to suicide is followed by the reactions of children, youth, young adult, & parents to suicide. A brief theological framework is described & implications for social work interventions conclude the paper.