A Practical Guide to Working with Suicidal Youth: A New Zealand Perspective
This book is aimed at identifying reasons why our youth are at risk of self-harm, and what we can do as professionals to prevent it. It explores how therapists can be potent in working against youth suicide.
Aspects of teenage development are highlighted.
Francis Jamieson, (B.A., C.P.T.I.H., Grad dip Psych), lives on a bush section in the New Zealand countryside. He has trained as a psychotherapist and counsellor, and has been working in mental health for the last thirty one years. His passion is working with youth who are at risk of suicide. This book is a response to the question of 'Why does New Zealand have such high rates of this tragic phenomenon'? Practical ideas of how to work in keeping youngsters safe from risk are explored.