Preventing Suicide: The Solution Focused Approach

Editor/Author Henden, John
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-119-16295-7
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 13
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2019
Table of Contents

New edition of an acclaimed manual which uses the solution focused approach to take an empathetic and validating approach to working with individuals considering suicide.

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Table of Contents

    • About the author
    • Foreword
    • Acknowledgments
    • How to use this book
    • The book's style and purpose
    • Defining suicide and self-injury
    • Other approaches to helping the suicidal
    • Current service provision: Risk assessment, management and medication
    • What is Solution Focused Brief Therapy?
    • Suicide encounters: The crucial first ten minutes
    • The solution focused approach in working with the suicidal
    • Case study: Reg and ‘the demons calling from the deep’
    • Some more case vignettes
    • Connecting with people
    • Working on the phone with the suicidal person
    • Blaming those who took their lives
    • International solution focused applications to suicide prevention
    • Zero suicide: should this be our goal?
    • Where do we go from here?
    • Appendix 1: Flow diagram for an episode of treatment
    • Appendix 2: Specialist solution focused training workshops
    • Appendix 3: Evidence base for solution-focused working
    • References