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Counselling Suicidal Clients

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ISBN-10: 1412946360

ISBN-13: 9781412946360

Edition: 2010

Authors: Andrew Reeves

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Counselling Suicidal Clients addresses the important professional considerations when working with clients who are suicidal. The 'bigger picture', including legal and ethical considerations and organisational policy and procedures is explored, as is to how practitioners can work with the dynamics of suicide potential in the therapeutic process.The book is divided into six main parts:- The changing context of suicide- The prediction-prevention model, policy and ethics- The influence of the organisation- The client process- The practitioner process- The practice of counselling with suicidal clients.The book also includes chapters on the discourse of suicide, suicide and self-injury, and…    
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Book details

List price: $42.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 2/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.45" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Dr Andrew Reeves has worked as a counsellor and supervisor in various setting for over twenty years. Originally qualified as a social worker, he specialised in child protection and adult mental health before moving to working full-time as a counsellor at the University of Liverpool. Following the death by suicide of one of his clients early in his career, he undertook extensive research into ways in which counsellors and psychotherapists work with suicidal clients and he has written extensively about this since. His recent book with SAGE, Counselling Suicidal Clients (2010) has quickly become a popular title, as has Key Issues for Counselling in Action: Second Edition, which he co-edited…    

Contextual Aspects of Working With Suicide Risk
Suicide and Counselling: An Introduction
Historical Perspectives on Suicide and the Emergence of the Medical Model
Suicide Trends and Statistics
The Prediction-Prevention Model, Policy and Ethics
Suicide Risk Factors and Assessment
The Influence of Policy and the Prediction-Prevention Culture
The Ethical Imperative of Suicide
Confidentiality, Capacity and Consent
Counselling Suicidal Clients in Organizational Settings
Developing Procedures and Guidance
The Client Process
Understanding Suicide
The Use of Language in Counselling Suicidal Clients
From Self-Murder to Self-Support
Suicide and Self-Injury: Annihilation and Survival
The Counsellor Process
The Counsellor and Suicide Risk: Personal Perspectives and Professional Actions
Potential Dangers and Difficulties
Key Aspects of Counselling with Suicidal Clients
Tightropes and Safety Nets: Supporting Practice
Good Practice for Self-Support
Training Implications for Counselling
Concluding Thoughts