TITLE

The Suicidal Client/Parishioner: A Guide for Clergy, Pastoral Counselors, and Psychologists Who Advise Them

AUTHOR(S)
Schoener, Gary R.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Minnesota Psychologist;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses guidelines for clergy, pastoral counselors and psychologists in dealing with suicidal parishioners and clients in Minnesota. These involve competence of risk assessment, decision of breaching confidentiality to avoid imminent suicide and assistance of affected parties through individual sessions or group meetings. An overview of religion's role and effect on suicide attempts is also presented.
ACCESSION #
69882464

 

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