Essentials of Crisis Counseling and Intervention

Author: Donald E. Wiger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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This manual offers practical, field-tested methods for dealing with life-changing events. It presents useful strategies for crisis prevention, functioning effectively during a crisis, caring treatment approaches and after care. It also provides explanations of proven practice techniques and examples of effective interventions.

Fundamentals of Crisis Counseling

Author: Geri Miller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111815634X
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An indispensable handbook for assisting clients in crisis and in their journey toward healing Integrating practical training with both research and theory, Fundamentals of Crisis Counseling offers students and professionals proven hands-on techniques to assist clients in recovery from crisis and towards an eventual return to their day-to-day lives. Written in the author's gentle yet purposeful voice, this reader-friendly guide is filled with lessons on current evidence-based counseling, how to operate as a client stress manager, and information on finding resources that facilitate client resilience. In addition, the author helps counselors improve counseling effectiveness by gaining a better understanding of their own strengths and weaknesses and emphasizes the importance of self-care. Stemming from the author's thirty-five years of experience as a crisis counselor, this book contains valuable information on: Crisis theory and intervention models Concepts, techniques, assessment, and treatment for disaster mental 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, motivational interviewing, 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 guidance on best practices in crisis counseling, this book is also suitable for training professionals and counseling students. The book includes access to an online instructor's test bank, PowerPoint slides, and syllabi in line with 2009 Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) standards. Fundamentals of Crisis Counseling imparts useful knowledge on little utilized crisis counseling abilities, preparing counselors at every stage to effectively respond to the immediate and lasting affects of crisis.

Crisis Counseling and Therapy

Author: Jackson Rainer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136867449
Format: PDF, ePub
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Comprehensive instruction in this important method From Pearl Harbor to the events of September 11, 2001, to the ravages of Hurricane Katrina, tragedy can leave indelible scars. Its many forms are now visibly present in our local, national, and international communities. Intervention, as a clinical technique to combat the debilitating effects of stress that accompany crisis, is quickly becoming a social movement. Crisis Counseling and Therapy provides comprehensive instruction in this important and rapidly burgeoning field with a systemic three-phase method that is simple and practical. This innovative model can easily be incorporated into the clinician’s practice to provide effective, strategic intervention. Crisis Counseling and Therapy recognizes that no single theory or strategy will prove useful in all situations and so offers students and professionals an adaptable approach to dealing with any crisis they may confront. By integrating four proven theories—narrative, cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and experiential/existential—and using the degree of disequilibrium experienced in the system to determine therapy sessions, this unique text presents a new approach to crisis work. In-depth, contemporary case studies and an easily-learned and -implemented model of application allow for multidisciplinary approaches to treatment and more positive, constructive outcomes. Topics covered in Crisis Counseling and Therapy include: definitions of crisis critical moments of development characteristics of the crisis counselor contemporary standards and models of practice models for intervention assessment models models of treatment justification for a new model of treatment—restoration of functioning integrating the four unique approaches profile of an individual in crisis the systemic crisis intervention model the model’s three phases: Remember, Reorganize, Restore integrating the stress of crisis and many more! A vital text, reference, and resource manual, Crisis Counseling and Therapy is ideal for students and established professionals as well as clinicians and specialists working in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, social work, nursing, organ donor procurement, first responder personnel, ministry, emergency medicine, and managed care who are seeking continuing education.

Crisis Intervention Strategies

Author: Richard K. James
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305888081
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Based on the authors' extensive experience in crisis intervention and teaching crisis intervention courses, this authoritative text presents the latest skills and techniques for handling crisis situations. CRISIS INTERVENTION STRATEGIES, 8th Edition features the authors' task model, which illustrates and elucidates the process of dealing with people in crisis. Using this model, the authors build specific strategies for handling a myriad of different crisis situations, accompanied in many cases with dialogue that a practitioner might use when working with the individual in crisis. Two new chapters systematically illuminate the topics of families in crisis and legal and ethical issues in crisis intervention. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Crisis Assessment Intervention and Prevention

Author: Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780132946964
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Crisis Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention, 2/e byLisa Jackson-Cherry and Bradley Erford is the most effective training tool available for various mental health professionals preparing to help in crisis situations. A concise and informative resource for mental health professionals, this textbook is filled with vital information on assessing and reacting to various crises of our time, presenting the most important topics related to successfully intervening and responding in a series of crisis situations that warrant adequate preparation by helping professionals from all subsets of the community. Uniquely, the book includes perspectives and roles of clinical mental health counselors, school counselors, and pastoral counselors when assisting in crisis situations, and includes vital information on assessing and reacting to various crises of our time. Readers will be presented with the most important topics related to successfully intervening and responding in a series of crisis situations that are unfortunately common, but warrant preparation by helping professionals today. The topics cover the basics and overview of crisis intervention, how to react, the essentials of crisis intervention, understanding grief and loss, intervening with clients who are suicidal, the violence between intimate partners, child victims of sexual assault and abuse, adult sexual assault and sexual abuse victims, addressing substance abuse and dependence within the crisis context, emergency preparedness, and counseling military families. The authors also address topics such as death notifications, diagnostic impressions, and homicidal risk assessment, field experiences, and diverse activities, and integrate the approaches from various counseling specialties. Examples and case studies are included in each chapter. Written as a training resource for various mental health professionals in the field including clinical mental health counselors, school counselors, and pastoral counselors, 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 this book an effective tool in teaching crisis intervention to their students.

A Guide to Crisis Intervention

Author: Kristi Kanel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285965817
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This practical nuts-and-bolts guide provides readers with the skills necessary to handle any crisis situation. The book utilizes the comprehensive ABC Model of Crisis Intervention, which can be used as effectively for day-to-day interactions as for emergency situations. A GUIDE TO CRISIS INTERVENTION, 5th Edition addresses such crises as drug abuse, secondary PTSD, crisis worker burnout, AIDS, suicide, death and dying, Alzheimer's, and victimization and abuse. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

CRISIS INTERVENTION

Author: Kenneth France
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398081077
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In this exceptional new sixth edition, the author has retained the practical framework for offering immediate problem-solving assistance to persons in crisis. Therefore, the goal of this updated and expanded edition is to provide knowledge and methods applicable to particular crisis circumstances. Specific topics include: core concepts that are fundamental to all intervention efforts, crisis theory and the philosophy of crisis intervention, basic communication and problem-solving skills, suicide prevention, assistance for terminally ill persons, bereavement counseling, intervention with crime victims, rape counseling, negotiating with armed perpetrators, group strategies, family and marital interventions, disaster relief, case management, physical facilities, modes of contact, community relations, selection, training, and burnout prevention procedures. The handbook also details a review of the research on crisis intervention and how individual intervenors can build upon that knowledge. Numerous case examples presented in the handbook (with fictitious names) are based on actual occurrences the author has encountered. The techniques in this book are applicable to crisis centers, hotlines, Internet-based services, victim-assistance programs, college counseling centers, hospitals, schools, correctional facilities, children and youth programs, and other human service settings. The Study Questions at the end of each chapter are designed to serve as useful applications of crisis intervention theories and principles. Intended for caregivers whose work involves crisis intervention efforts, this is an informative resource for counselors, social workers, psychologists, nurses, physicians, clergy, correctional officers, parole and probation officers, and lay volunteers.

Handbook of Crisis Counseling intervention and Prevention in the Schools

Author: Jonathan H. Sandoval
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135657246
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Featuring new chapters on bullying, sexual assault, natural disasters, eating disorders, and cultural considerations, the second edition of this highly popular Handbook provides a one-stop reference for mental health professionals who face a bewildering variety of school-based crises. Key features include a focus on both prevention and intervention and ongoing discussions of the research that underlies best practice. Like the first edition, chapters follow a parallel structure that includes: *the incidence, prevalence, and impact of the crisis; *theories regarding precipitating factors; *discussion of who is at risk for encountering the crisis; *primary prevention activities; *methods of working with high-risk clients; *developmentally-appropriate methods and intervention activities for individuals; and *developmentally-appropriate methods and activities for groups. The result is an unusually coherent volume that is suitable for graduate work in school psychology, school counseling, school social work, and school nursing, or as a reference work for in-service practitioners.

Trauma Counseling

Author: Lisa Lopez Levers
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826106838
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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As of 2009, The Council of Accreditation and Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) mandated that all counseling programs must address trauma within their curriculum.Trauma Counseling, written by a Fulbright scholar who is internationally recognized for her work with traumatized populations in Rwanda, is designed to help counseling students and professionals approach and treat trauma survivors with confidence. In so doing, it not only fulfills but exceeds the requirements of CACREP standards. The text provides a comprehensive review of the many causes of trauma, including interpersonal violence, hate crimes, school violence, and war and terrorism. It includes evidence-based trauma counseling techniques and integrates the latest findings from neuropsychology and psychopharmacology. It also addresses macro-level issues such as community violence. This interdisciplinary textbook will be of tremendous use to graduate counseling students and professional counselors, as well as social workers, psychologists, and other human service providers. Key Topics: Trauma and context Trauma of loss, vulnerability, and interpersonal violence Intolerance and trauma of hate Large-scale trauma, crisis, and violence Community, school, and organizational violence Clinical assessment and treatment issues Other issues in trauma counseling