Working with Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour (Paperback)

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Working with Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour (Paperback)

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Suicide and self-harm are world-wide public health issues that can have devastating effects on families, friends and communities. They are both a priority for anyone working in mental health, social work, emergency departments and related fields, however suicidal and self-harming behaviour can take place anywhere anytime - it may be a pupil in a school, an inmate in a prison or a colleague or family member. For this reason, this book has been written in a clear, accessible and practical style for anyone who wants to learn more about working with and preventing suicidal and self-harming behaviour.

- It identifies common risk and protective factors as well as specific warning signs of imminent suicidal behaviour

- It provides essential communication skills for undertaking a risk assessment, illustrating how each skill can be used in real-life practice.

- It looks specifically at the issue of self-harm and suicide in prisons, schools and emergency departments
- It lays out clear strategies for identifying and addressing issues of self-care when working with people who are suicidal or who self-harm

- It identifies how we can assist those who are bereaved following the death of a loved one by suicide

Packed with learning outcomes, case scenarios and reflective questions, this book acts as a toolkit for anyone working in this difficult field.
Louise Doyle is Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Brian Keogh is Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Jean Morrissey is Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.Louise Doyle is Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Brian Keogh is Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Jean Morrissey is Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230283671
ISBN-10: 0230283675
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: March 4th, 2015
Pages: 160
Language: English