The Suicide Intervention Response Inventory: a revision and validation.

  title={The Suicide Intervention Response Inventory: a revision and validation.},
  author={Robert A. Neimeyer and K Bonnelle},
  journal={Death studies},
  volume={21 1},
The Suicide Intervention Response Inventory (SIRI) was developed by Neimeyer and MacInnes (1981) to assess the ability of paraprofessional counselors to recognize appropriate responses to suicidal clients. Although several studies have supported the validity of the scale, concerns have been raised about its ceiling effect when administered to more highly trained counselors. Psychometric improvements were therefore attempted, and the original dichotomous scoring system was replaced with a Likert… CONTINUE READING

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