Developed from years of working with the most challenging suicidal cases, Dr. Meagan N. Houston has created a workbook to prepare you for all the intricacies that affect clients’ choices to live or die.
Treating Suicidal Clients & Self-Harm Behaviors is filled with proven assessments, unique worksheets and action-based methods to help your clients navigate and survive the turbulent periods of their lives where suicidal and/or self-harm behaviors appear to be their primary options to cope. This complete resource also includes underlying etiology, varying life factors, and mental health concerns that influence suicidal and self-destructive behaviors. Inside you will find:
Downloadable assessments, worksheets and guides
Therapy approaches for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) and suicidal behavior
Applying crisis management skills, DBT and CBT to treatment
Ethical and legal issues related to working with suicidal behavior
Incorporating technology into treatment
Specific strategies for working with children and adolescents, veterans, military personnel, LGBTQI, and the elderly