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Assessment for Crisis Intervention

Assessment for Crisis Intervention

A Triage Assessment Model

  • Author: Rick Myer
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 157
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Handling crisis situations is a scary and often intimidating task for many beginning and even seasoned counselors, social workers, human service workers, psychologists, nurses, police officers and other professionals. Assessment is the foundation and most critical process in crisis intervention since it helps provide the practitioner with essential information reducing the trial and error method that many practitioners find themselves using Myer discusses a three-dimensional model for understanding the assessment process using affect, cognition, and behavior reactions as the three core components of the assessment process. Unique in its focus on assessment in crisis intervention, this text provides a needed element that is often left out or treated superficially in other crisis intervention texts. Benefits: A useful Triage Assessment Form: Crisis Intervention helps train students and practitioners in an effective method for assessing crisis situations. Case examples illustrate concepts and techniques discussed and demonstrate the use of the Triage Assessment Model with clients. Basic skills needed to help understand clients in crisis are discussed to help readers master essential skills. The author provides helpful guidance in "thinking through" how to do assessments in crisis situations. Discussion of the important differences between crisis assessment and other assessment, such as symptom and psycho/social history assessments clarify the process for students. Study resources in every chapter include Points to Remember and Study Questions.

Crisis Intervention Handbook

Crisis Intervention Handbook

Assessment, Treatment, and Research

  • Author: Albert R. Roberts,Dr Albert R Roberts, Ed. PH.D.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780195133653
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 554
  • View: 2283
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The handbook prepares the counselor or social service worker for rapid assessment and timely crisis prevention during this widely used brief treatment modality.

Crisis Intervention Handbook

Crisis Intervention Handbook

Assessment, Treatment, and Research

  • Author: Kenneth Yeager,Albert R. Roberts
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0190201053
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 832
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Fewer concepts in American society have received more attention recently than the need for skilled crisis intervention. Images of crises inundate internet and newspaper headlines, television screens and mobile devices. As a result of the growing amount of acute crisis events portrayed in the media that impact the lives of the general public, interest in crisis intervention, response teams, management, and stabilization has grown tremendously. Skills and methods to effectively manage acute crisis situations are in high demand. While many claim to understand the rapidly growing demand for effective crisis management, few provide clearly outlined step-by-step processes to educate and guide health and mental health professionals. This is a thorough revision of the first complete and authoritative handbook that prepares the crisis counselor for rapid assessment and timely crisis intervention in the 21st century. Expanded and fully updated, the Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research, Fourth Edition focuses on crisis intervention services for persons who are victims of natural disasters, school-based and home-based violence, violent crimes, and personal or family crises. It applies a unifying model of crisis intervention, making it appropriate for front-line crisis workers-clinical psychologists, social workers, psychiatric-mental health nurses, and graduate students who need to know the latest steps and methods for intervening effectively with persons in acute crisis.

Crisis Intervention and Trauma Response

Crisis Intervention and Trauma Response

Theory and Practice

  • Author: Barbara Rubin Wainrib, EdD,Ellin Bloch, PhD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9780826111753
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 209
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Crisis Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention

Crisis Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention

  • Author: Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry,Bradley T. Erford
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780134522715
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 528
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Vital information for mental health professional on effectively assessing, preventing, and intervening in crisis situations. This text provides crucial help for mental health professionals in assessing and reacting to various crises involving suicide, homicide, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, sexual abuse, bereavement/grief, substance use, natural disasters, wars, and terrorism. Included are practical applications to various crisis situations experienced by counselors and first-hand experiences and perspectives from practitioners working in crisis-intervention situations. The text features a comprehensive crisis task model and numerous crisis situations not found in other crisis texts, and it shows the process as a whole through descriptions of crucial information, clinical considerations, and practical experiences on every crisis topic. Thoroughly current throughout, the new edition includes new chapters addressing counselor safety issues, counselor self-care and wellness issues, and new and expanded chapters addressing Emergency Response in the Community and in Schools. An effective training tool for various mental health professionals in the field, it covers the perspectives and roles of clinical mental health counselors, school counselors, and pastoral counselors when assisting in crisis situations. Similarly, schools of social work, psychology, and criminal justice will find applicable information for how to address crisis situations. Graduate programs as well as upper level undergraduate programs will find the book an ideal text for teaching crisis intervention.

Crisis Intervention Strategies

Crisis Intervention Strategies

  • Author: Richard James,Burl Gilliland
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1111186774
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 752
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Authoritative and based on the authors’ extensive experience teaching crisis intervention courses, this best-selling text presents the latest skills and techniques for handling real crisis situations. The author’s six-step model clearly illustrates and elucidates the process of dealing with people in crisis: Defining the Problem, Ensuring Client Safety, Providing Support, Examining Alternatives, Making Plans, and Obtaining Commitment. Using this model, the author then builds specific strategies for handling a myriad of different crisis situations, accompanied in many cases with the dialogue that a practitioner might use when working with the individual in crisis. New videos, available through a DVD and through CourseMate (both of which are available for packaging with the text), correlate with the text and demonstrate crisis intervention techniques for students who must not only understand the theoretical underpinnings of crisis intervention theories, but also apply them in crisis situations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Guide to Crisis Intervention

A Guide to Crisis Intervention

  • Author: Kristi Kanel
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 0840034296
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 288
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This new edition of Dr. Kristi Kanel’s A GUIDE TO CRISIS INTERVENTION, 4E covers the fundamentals of situational and developmental crises, how they occur, and of how they have been managed since the 1940s. Kanel discusses traditional counseling models as they relate to crisis intervention, and shows how they have been incorporated into her model, the ABC Model of Crisis Intervention, which is used by both paraprofessionals and professionals. Presented in detail, the ABC Model of Crisis Intervention is an ideal model for use in any mental health setting with all populations in a crisis situation. The text provides detailed examples of specific crisis situations, including cultural crises, developmental crises, trauma crises, post traumatic stress disorder crises (PTSD), crises of personal victimization, substance abuse crises, and crises related to loss, terminal and serious illness, and disabilities. Kanel also explores suicide assessment and the use of the Mental Status Exam. Every chapter offers case vignettes to aid students in practicing the skills presented in the ABC Model of Crisis Intervention. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Fundamentals of Crisis Counseling

Fundamentals of Crisis Counseling

  • Author: Geri Miller
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111815634X
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 288
  • View: 7755
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An indispensable handbook for assisting clients in crisis and intheir journey toward healing Integrating practical training with both research and theory,Fundamentals of Crisis Counseling offers students and professionalsproven hands-on techniques to assist clients in recovery fromcrisis and towards an eventual return to their day-to-daylives. Written in the author's gentle yet purposeful voice, thisreader-friendly guide is filled with lessons on currentevidence-based counseling, how to operate as a client stressmanager, and information on finding resources that facilitateclient resilience. In addition, the author helps counselors improvecounseling effectiveness by gaining a better understanding of theirown strengths and weaknesses and emphasizes the importance ofself-care. Stemming from the author's thirty-five years of experience as acrisis counselor, this book contains valuable information on: Crisis theory and intervention models Concepts, techniques, assessment, and treatment for disastermental health work Legal and ethical concerns regarding working with individuals,groups, couples, and families Assessment and instrument selection Main concepts and techniques of brief therapy, motivationalinterviewing, stages of change, positive psychology, grief therapy,client resilience, and spirituality Multicultural crisis counseling techniques centered on age,gender, sexual orientation, and ethnicity Counselor self-care complete with case studies and examples Ideal for all mental health professionals looking for guidanceon best practices in crisis counseling, this book is also suitablefor training professionals and counseling students. The bookincludes access to an online instructor's test bank, PowerPointslides, and syllabi in line with 2009 Council for Accreditation ofCounseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) standards. Fundamentals of Crisis Counseling imparts useful knowledge onlittle utilized crisis counseling abilities, preparing counselorsat every stage to effectively respond to the immediate and lastingaffects of crisis.

The Crisis Counseling and Traumatic Events Treatment Planner

The Crisis Counseling and Traumatic Events Treatment Planner

  • Author: Tammi D. Kolski,Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr.,Rick A. Myer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118236122
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 304
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Crisis intervention in the schools

Crisis intervention in the schools

  • Author: Gayle D. Pitcher,Scott Poland
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 246
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Handbook of Crisis Intervention and Developmental Disabilities

Handbook of Crisis Intervention and Developmental Disabilities

  • Author: Derek D. Reed,Florence D. DiGennaro Reed,James K. Luiselli
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1461465311
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 482
  • View: 2905
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The Handbook of Crisis Intervention and Developmental Disabilities synthesizes a substantive range of evidence-based research on clinical treatments as well as organizational processes and policy. This comprehensive resource examines the concept of behavioral crisis in children and adults with special needs and provides a data-rich trove of research-into-practice findings. Emphasizing continuum-of-care options and evidence-based best practices, the volume examines crisis interventions across diverse treatment settings, including public and private schools, nonacademic residential settings as well as outpatient and home-based programs. Key coverage includes: Assessment of problem behaviors. Co-occurring psychiatric disorders in individuals with intellectual disabilities. Family members’ involvement in prevention and intervention. Intensive treatment in pediatric feeding disorders. Therapeutic restraint and protective holding. Effective evaluation of psychotropic drug effects. The Handbook of Crisis Intervention and Developmental Disabilities is a must-have resource for researchers, scientist-practitioners, and graduate students in clinical child, school, developmental, and counseling psychology, clinical social work, behavior therapy/analysis, and special education as well as other related professionals working across a continuum of service delivery settings.

Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention

Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention

  • Author: Albert R Roberts,Kenneth R Yeager
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199724789
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 240
  • View: 6388
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Crisis workers make split-second decisions every day that affect the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and entire communities. They support and guide people through health diagnoses, bankruptcies, sexual assaults, deaths of loved ones, suicide attempts, and natural or man-made disasters from the front lines. While professions vary from mental health professionals, emergency responders, educators, business managers or volunteers such as suicide hotline workers, all have a common and urgent need for a rapid reference that covers every type of traumatic event they may be asked to respond to in the course of an unpredictable and highly stressful day. The Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention is a complete crisis toolkit, a trusted resource to consult on the fly, packed with easy-to-follow, step-by-step evidence-based protocols for responding effectively to a broad range of traumatic events. Checklists, bullets, and boxes highlight symptoms & warning signs and provide action plans, do's & don'ts, and screening & assessment questions. The open layout and two-color design make this pocket guide as visually appealing as it practical, ensuring at-a-glance lookup of the essentials of managing the most common types of crisis. More than just a collection of action lists, though, this pocket guide explains theories and models in clear, jargon-free language, offering tips for clinical practice, treatment planning, referrals, and coordinating services as needed. It can be used as a field manual for seasoned professionals or as a training tool for new recruits and practitioners seeking to sharpen their skills.

Crisis Intervention Handbook

Crisis Intervention Handbook

Assessment, Treatment, and Research

  • Author: Albert R. Roberts,Dr Albert R Roberts, Ed. PH.D.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780195133653
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 554
  • View: 6684
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The handbook prepares the counselor or social service worker for rapid assessment and timely crisis prevention during this widely used brief treatment modality.

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric-mental Health Nursing

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric-mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Louise Rebraca Shives
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781797078
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 749
  • View: 3734
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This seventh edition includes new chapters and maintains popular features from previous editions such as self awareness prompts while adding research boxes and student worksheets at the end of each chapter.

Crisis Intervention Strategies

Crisis Intervention Strategies

  • Author: Burl E. Gilliland
  • Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole
  • ISBN: 9780534345686
  • Category: Crisis intervention (Mental health services).
  • Page: 650
  • View: 9381
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This book teaches helping professionals the skills and procedures they need to know to handle crises. Gilliland and James present a six-step model that gives students and practitioners a systematic way of dealing with people in crisis: Defining the Problem; Ensuring Client Safety; Providing Support; Examining Alternatives; Making Plans; and Obtaining Commitment. Upon this model the authors then build specific strategies for handling a myriad of different crisis situations -- in many cases providing the dialogue the nurse, minister, police officer, counselor, or other practitioner might have with the person in crisis. This practical book uses real case studies to present crisis intervention and therapeutic techniques for a broad range of situations. These authors combine innovative techniques with current research to explain the most contemporary approaches to crisis intervention. The wide use of case studies and dialogues allows readers to experience what the crisis worker experiences. This text is intended to teach crisis intervention skills to students in counseling, social work, human services, psychology, nursing, and criminal justice departments. These skills will be important whether the student ends up working in a private family counseling practice, a VA hospital, a shelter, a chemical dependency program, a school, or a police department.

Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies in Crisis Intervention, Third Edition

Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies in Crisis Intervention, Third Edition

  • Author: Frank M. Dattilio,Arthur Freeman
  • Publisher: Guilford Press
  • ISBN: 146250874X
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 556
  • View: 1636
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This invaluable practitioner guide and text shows how cognitive-behavioral interventions can help people weather situations of extreme stress and build needed skills for the future. Leading authorities describe effective, time-efficient approaches to managing different types of crises: those related to particular psychological problems, such as panic disorder, suicidal depression, and personality disorders; medical crises; child and family crises; and environmental and situational crises, including large-scale traumatic events. Vivid case material illustrates what the interventions look like in action and how to tailor them to individual clients' needs.

Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing - E-Book

Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing - E-Book

  • Author: Ruth Elder,Katie Evans,Debra Nizette
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0729578771
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 498
  • View: 888
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The new edition of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing focuses on practice in mental health and psychiatric care integrating theory and the realities of practice. Mental wellness is featured as a concept, and the consideration of a range of psychosocial factors helps students contextualise mental illness and psychiatric disorders. The holistic approach helps the student and the beginning practitioner understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client’s experience of mental illness.

Crisis Intervention

Crisis Intervention

Contemporary Issues for On-Site Interveners

  • Author: James Earnest Hendricks,James E. Hendricks,Jerome B. McKean,Cindy Gillespie Hendricks
  • Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • ISBN: 0398079463
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 394
  • View: 5221
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Criminal justice professionals are confronted with crisis situations on a daily basis in an era when crime ranks in the forefront of domestic social issues, and the administration of criminal justice is a major concern of public officials and the public. This expanded new edition delves into the historical perspective of crisis intervention and examines the advancements that have been made in order to reflect the latest developments in the field. It is intended for pre-service and in-service criminal justice and social service crisis interveners who come into contact with victims of domestic/spouse abuse, child abuse and neglect, rape and sexual assault, loss of a loved one, or any other type of crisis. This book deals extensively with the special considerations involved in intervening in nonsecure field settings and provides an updated strategy for teaching crisis intervention in the criminal justice curriculum. Step-by-step procedures and numerous examples and role-plays teach readers how to intervene in crises. The intervener is also provided information on self assessment in a field setting and coping with the stresses of frontline work. A statement of objectives, a summary, and learning activities are included in each chapter. The appendices include useful World Wide Web sites, guidelines and scenarios for role-plays, and course outlines for instructors. This unique book is designed for firefighters, police officers, community service officers, correctional workers, emergency medical workers, ministers, probation and parole officers, protective service workers, social workers, and victim assistance workers.

Crisis Intervention and Crisis Management

Crisis Intervention and Crisis Management

Strategies that Work in Schools and Communities

  • Author: Rosemary Thompson
  • Publisher: Psychology Press
  • ISBN: 9780415948180
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 308
  • View: 5912
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This book discusses practical steps and procedures that school counselors, teachers, administrators, and support personnel need to take in order to prepare for a crisis in a school or community (local or otherwise).

Crisis Intervention Strategies

Crisis Intervention Strategies

  • Author: Richard James
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 0495100269
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 720
  • View: 6660
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CRISIS INTERVENTION STRATEGIES, 6th Edition is designed to equip helping professionals with the practical skills and procedures they will need to handle real crisis situations. Using an applied format that integrates strategies and case material (based upon real life crisis situations), James present a six-step model that gives students and practitioners a systematic way of dealing with people in crisis: Defining the Problem, Ensuring Client Safety, Providing Support, Examining Alternatives, Making Plans, and Obtaining Commitment. Using this model, the author then builds specific strategies for handling a myriad of different crisis situations - in many cases providing the dialogue the nurse, minister, police officer, counselor, or other practitioner might use. At the end of the course, your students will have developed skills and strategies that they can take out of the classroom and onto the street. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.