Case Studies in Suicide Experiences of Mental Heath Professionals by Paul F. Granello, Gerald A. Juhnke


Case Studies in Suicide Experiences of Mental Heath Professionals by Paul F. Granello, Gerald A. Juhnke

Case Studies in Suicide describes and provides commentary on the clinical and personal experiences of counselors and mental health professionals who have served suicidal clients. Through 15 real cases of clients representing of a wide range of ages and cultural backgrounds who present for therapy in a variety of settings (i.e. college counseling center, hospital, private practice, etc.), the book addresses the importance of suicide training, foundations, and how to perform suicide risk screening. Each case provides practical, realistic, and useful how to guidance and is authored by a highly skilled and experienced counseling professional.

About the Author

Paul F. Granello Ph.D., LPCC, is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at The Ohio State University. Paul is a founder and Chief Science Officer of the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation. In addition, he has over $2.2 million in grants to provide suicide prevention in Ohio. He has coauthored a book on suicide assessment and treatment, Suicide: An Essential Guide for Helping Professionals and Educators, with Darcy Haag Granello. He has published 20 scientific articles in peer-reviewed national journals and has authored 10 book chapters on suicide, anxiety, and computers in counseling as well as wellness. Paul has presented peer-reviewed papers at state, national, and international conferences on topics related to suicide, psychotherapy outcomes, and wellness. Gerald A. Juhnke, Ed.D., LPC, NCC, MAC, ACS, CCAS, is a Professor and the Doctoral Program Director for The University of Texas at San Antonio's Counselor Education and Supervision Program. Jerry has authored, coauthored, or coedited five books and over 35 refereed scholarly journal articles. He has specialized in the areas of suicide, life-threatening behaviors, and family addictions since 1986. Jerry is a former President of two counseling associations, the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors and the Association for Assessment in Counseling. Jerry has received numerous professional counseling awards, including the American Counseling Association's Ralph E. Berdie Research Award, the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors' Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling Research Award, and most recently, the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors' Addictions Educator Excellence Award.

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192 pages


Paul F. Granello, Gerald A. Juhnke
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Publication date

22nd January 2009



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