Suicide and suicide attempts are a frequently encountered clinical crisis and the assessment, management and treatment of suicidal patients is one of the most stressful tasks for clinicians (Fowler, 2012). The purpose of this project was to examine whether current assessment and treatment protocols followed in the ED, Mankato, adhere to best-‐practices as identified through research, as well as to make recommendations to MCHS-‐Mankato for future considerations and potential modifications to existing protocols.
Nancy M. Fitzsimons
Date of Degree
Other Capstone Project
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Bentele, R. (2013). Evidence-Based Protocols for Assessment and Treatment of Adolescent Suicide Risk in an Emergency Department [Master’s capstone project, Minnesota State University, Mankato]. Cornerstone: A Collection of Scholarly and Creative Works for Minnesota State University, Mankato. https://cornerstone.lib.mnsu.edu/etds/846/
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