Taking the Fear Out of Suicide Assessment and Intervention: A Pedagogical and Humanistic Practice


concerning this article should be addressed to Lynne Guillot Miller, Counseling and Human Development Services, Kent State University, 310 White Hall, PO Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001 (e-mail: Lguillot@kent.edu).


This article provides ideas for teaching suicide assessment and intervention according to differing student learning styles and preferences. The authors discuss how considering the learning styles and uniqueness of counselors-in-training while assessing the complexity of suicidality can contribute to the literature on humanism and lead to more effective counselor instruction.