Suicide Prevention Mechanism Of The World Health Organization

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Suicide Prevention Consultation Paper Suicide Prevention According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15–29-year-old. In the United States, about 22 cases per day. And for every suicide there are many more people who attempt it every year. This shows that suicide is a serious problem affecting our nation. Regarding this matter, Cooper, E. Stewart, Newman, Jody L., & Fuqua, Dale R. (2012) state that historically over the years, consultation has been working on solving problems through remediation and developing prevention, planning strategies for education, training and intervention aimed at solving social problems. Social functions of prevention and intervention have been serving…show more content…
The author adds that the consulting process occurs in two methods, depending on the relation between the consultant and the consultee, the first method is an "expert” whom the consultant provides information related to problems of case, and who suggest solutions completely. The second is "process of consultation" which is based on a helping relationship with collaborative Partnership. The author explains that depending on the consultation process and the type of expertise given, there are four models of consultation: "Provision model" in which the consultant provides technical expertise in response to a given problem to a consultee; In "Prescription model" consultants study problem, diagnoses and settles appropriate correction; For "Collaboration model" consultant and consultee share responsibility, and work together identifying, designing and implementing a plan to resolve the problem; and "Mediation model" consists in bringing professional groups to study a problem identified by the consultant. Level of Consultation Other characteristic of the process of consultation by Cooper, Newman, & Fuqua (2012) is the Level of Consultation, being the generic model a "triadic" one represented by consultant, consultee/client and target of the consultation being an individual, family, or organization. The consultant has information to help solving the problems previously identified by consultee or client.
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