Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality Worksheet
What is the theory behind this Collaborative Assessment and Management Of Suicidiality Worksheet?
Suicidal thoughts are alarming in mental health assessment. It is very essential to assess and manage it timely and accurately to help clients fight back in life. The worksheet has been designed to make an accurate assessment of suicidal thoughts and related attempts along with management techniques to help individuals have more self-control and maintain a quality of life.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will help the therapist assess individuals’ current thoughts about suicidality and past suicide attempts. It will promote an open conversation, and acceptance to make individuals comfortable sharing experiences and thoughts. It will provide a handful of ways for individuals to manage their thoughts and actions.
How to use the worksheet?
The worksheet can use by the therapist where Part A Contains open-ended questions for assessment of previous attempts to make further steps towards management. Part B contains management by doing a cost-benefit analysis, delaying impulsive decisions, and guiding short steps to manage suicide. Note worksheet is for past assessment and management it is not concerned with the predictability of suicide in the future.
You can download this worksheet here.