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The Suicide and Homicide Risk Assessment & Prevention Treatment Planner

ISBN: 978-0-471-65019-5
304 pages
March 2004
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The Suicide and Homicide Risk Assesment & Prevention Treatment Planner provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies.
  • A critical tool for assessing suicidal and homicidal risks in a wide range of treatment populations
  • Saves you hours of time-consuming paperwork, yet offers the freedom to develop customized treatment plans for your adult, adolescent, and child clients
  • Organized around 27 main presenting problems and covering all client populations (suicidal adults, adolescents, and children) as well as homicidal personality types and risk factors including antisocial, psychotic, PTSD, and manipulative
  • Over 1,000 well-crafted, clear statements describe the behavioral manifestations of each relational problem, long-term goals, short-term objectives, and clinically tested treatment options
  • Easy-to-use reference format helps locate treatment plan components by behavioral problem or DSM-IV-TR(TM) diagnosis
  • Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies (including HCFA, JCAHO, and NCQA)
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Table of Contents

PracticePlanners® Series Preface.



I—Suicidal Populations.

African American Male.

Asian American Male.


Borderline Personality Disorder.

Caucasian Female—Adolescent.

Caucasian Female—Adult.

Caucasian Male—Adolescent.

Caucasian Male—Adult.

Chemically Dependent.


Chronic Medical Illness.

College Student.



Hispanic Male.

Homeless Male.

Incarcerated Male.

Law Enforcement Officer.

Native American Male.

Pathological Gambler.


Psychiatric Inpatient.


Suicidal/Homicidal Populations.

Suicide Survivor.

II—Assaultive/Homicidal Populations.

Assaultive/Homicidal Male.

Homicidal/Suicidal Male.

Appendix A: Bibliotherapy Suggestions.

Appendix B: Professional Bibliography.

Appendix C: Index of DSM-IV-TR Codes Associated with Presenting Problems.

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Author Information

ARTHUR E. JONGSMA, Jr., PhD, is Series Editor for the bestselling PracticePlanners®. He is also the founder and Director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

JACK KLOTT, MSSA, is a Clinical Supervisor at Touchstone/Innovare Mental Health Services, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is also founder and Director of Suicide Prevention Consultants, a privately owned training and consulting firm, also in Grand Rapids.

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