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NCJ Number: 98888 Find in a Library
Title: Suicide - The Silent Signals
Author(s): J Tanyman
Corporate Author: Instructional Video Productions
United States of America
Date Published: 1985
Sponsoring Agency: Instructional Video Productions
New York, NY 10016
National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
Alexandria, VA 22314-3490
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
1450 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3490
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This videocassette, for use in training jail staff, addresses suicide causes, warning signals that suicidal inmates manifest, and procedures for jail staff to use in suicide prevention efforts.
Abstract: The presentation includes a conversation between a jail officer and suicidal inmate; it also focuses on a jail officer's legal responsibility to prevent inmates from committing sucide. An accompanying learning guide summarizes the warning signs of suicide, describes the proper techniques for counseling suicidal inmates, and presents discussion questions designed to reinforce learning.
Index Term(s): Inmate suicide; Jail staff training; Suicidology; Videotapes
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