Ch 13 PPT - Youth Suicide in Juvenile Justice Settings...

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Youth Suicide in Juvenile Justice Settings: Prevention through Empirically-Based Assessment and Crisis Intervention Chapter 13
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Overview Introduction Prevalence Rates Risk Factors Associated with Suicidal Behaviors Individual Risk Factors Environmental Risk Factors Situational Risk Factors Identifying youth at Risk Suicide Screening and Assessment Crisis Intervention
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Overview Decision Making According to Classification of Risk Level Case Study and Psychological Case Autopsy The State of Juvenile Justice Centers’ Suicide Assessment and Prevention Staff Responses to Suicide Staff Training Supervision and Housing Documentation and Review Conclusion
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Introduction Delinquent youth are at increased risk for committing suicide Suicide is the leading cause of death in juvenile detention/ correctional facilities High risk is likely due to a combination of factors Individual Environmental Situational
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Prevalence Rates Adolescents have heightened risk for suicidal gestures/ attempts Incarcerated youths at highest risk A recent study of juvenile suicide attempts revealed a variety of suicidal behaviors Controlled environment may lead to fewer suicide completions Self-injurious behaviors are often grouped with suicidal behaviors There may be a different motive for these behaviors
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Risk Factors Associated with Suicidal Behaviors
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Individual Risk Factors High rates of psychiatric disorders and trauma
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course CRJU 4230 taught by Professor Derekallen during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State.

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Ch 13 PPT - Youth Suicide in Juvenile Justice Settings...

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