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Counseling Suicidal People: A Therapy of Hope

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Counseling Suicidal People provides the therapist, counselor, social worker, nurse, pastor, and mental health professional with a practical set of tools with which to intervene and work with suicidal people. Designed and written for the nonexpert in clinical suicidology, it has been called the quintessential book for suicide prevention. This revised edition covers recent ...more
Paperback, Revised Edition, 240 pages
Published by Eastern Washington University Press (first published 2000)
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George Hedrick
Apr 28, 2012 George Hedrick rated it really liked it
This appears to be a book for professional psychotherapist if one reads only the title. I believe it to be much more than that. It is a book for anyone who might come into contact with a suicidal person. Of course, that means it is a book for everyone.
Mr. Quinnett is the developer of QPR – Question, Persuade, and Refer. QPR is considered a life saving technique for the layman who must deal with a suicidal person, and if all the reader gets from this book is QPR it will have been a worthwhile r
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Vanessa
Aug 03, 2016 Vanessa added it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: professionals who work with children
Recommended to Vanessa by: ATCIC
Very insightful and full of methods that are tried and true. Supplemental resources were offered throughout the book and I like that too.
After reading this book I think I will be better able to discuss emotions with others and properly gauge when to be concerned.
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