What are theories regarding why an adolescent may choose suicide?
What are warning signs for teen suicide?
What are aspects of addressing thoughts and feelings with a suicidal teen client?
What are steps in a crisis intervention model for a suicidal teen client?
What are risk factors for teen suicide?
What are steps in the Hook technique?
What are the myths the families of suicidal teen clients may have about suicide?
What percentage of adolescents may have considered suicide?
What are barriers to communication between adolescents and parents that may compound a teen’s suicidal crisis?
What are parenting skills for setting limits that can help a teen in a suicidal crisis?
What are techniques available to parents to help foster independence in a teen undergoing a depressive or suicidal crisis?
What are the steps in the safe place technique?
What are focus areas for family change following a teen client’s suicide attempt?
What are brief techniques that may help suicidal teen clients cope with negative self-thoughts?
A. providing choices, problem solving, listening techniques, and active interest.
B. teens who talk about suicide will not commit suicide, all suicidal people want to die, if you ask someone about suicide it might give them the idea, and suicide happens without warning.
D. what to say about the attempt and realistic expectations.
E. motivations for suicide, depression and mental illness, rebellion and escape, low-self esteem and lack of communication, and suffering a loss.
F. Verbal clues, behavioral changes, and situational clues.
G. the self-observation technique, partner monitoring, what am I thinking?, and the choice points technique.
H. abuse, childhood loss, school performance, personality traits, parental relationships, and family patterns.
I. identify the hook, the hook book, identify the need, and fill the need.
J. labeling, mixed messages, over or underreacting, and nonverbal messages.
K. communicating feelings, separating thoughts and feelings, and active listening.
L. to establish rapport, explore the problem, focus, and seek alternatives.
M. develop clear rules, eliminate vagueness, be direct, and develop a joint language.
N. 1. Remove all possible means of suicide from the house including pills, guns, knives, razors, and scissors; 2. If the teen has keys to a vehicle, take the keys away. Make sure other car keys are not accessible; 3. Take turns monitoring the teen around the clock. In the case of a teen like Louise who is at a high risk of suicide, it is very important that she or he not be left alone.