A revision and extension of the prevention of escalating adolescent crisis events (PEACE) protocol

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Ph.D. John Paul Jameson, Associate Professor (Creator)
Kurt D. Michael Ph.D, Professor (Creator)
Institution
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: https://library.appstate.edu/

Abstract: The disparity between urban and rural suicide rates is increasing. In response to thismajor public health problem, clinicians and schoolmental health researchers designed a systematic crisis intervention protocol to be used with adolescents presenting with suicidal or homicidal ideation. The prevention of escalating adolescent crisis events (PEACE) protocol is a comprehensive risk assessment designed for use by licensed clinicians working collaboratively with school personnel. A revised and extended version of the PEACE protocol was employed during 68 crisis events involving 42 high school students in 2013–14. These results and clinical implications of utilizing a systematic protocol to address potential suicidal or violence threats are discussed.

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Publication
Kurt Michael, John Paul Jameson, Rafaella Sale, Carissa Orlando, Marisa Schorr, Morgan Brazille, Anne Stevens, Cameron Massey (2015) "A revision and extension of the prevention of escalating adolescent crisis events (PEACE) protocol" Children and Youth Services Review 59 pp. 57-62 (ISSN 0190-7409) Version of Record Available from (www.sciencedirect.com) [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.10.014]
Language: English
Date: 2015
Keywords
rural, adolescent, suicide, violence, school-based, risk assessment

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