John D. King, EdD
The Inventory of Suicide Orientation-30 assessment was developed by John D. King, EdD, and Brian Kowalchuk, PhD. Dr. King is a professor in educational administration and special education at the University of Texas. He is also a private practitioner working with adolescents and their families. Dr. Kowalchuk is a staff psychologist for the City of Winnipeg, Canada, and a researcher in the areas of suicide prevention, stress prevention and management, and innovative therapy techniques.