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Best-selling author Richard K. James presents the latest skills and techniques for handling real crisis situations. Authoritative and based on the author's extensive experience teaching crisis intervention courses, the new edition presents a six-step model for 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 that you might use as a nurse, minister, police officer, counselor, or other practitioner. At the end of this course, you will have developed skills and strategies that you can take out of the classroom and onto the street.
Table of Contents
|Crisis Theory and Practice: Basic Training|
|Approaching Crisis Intervention|
|Culturally Effective Helping|
|Basic Crisis Intervention Skills|
|Crisis Case Handling|
|Handling Specific Crises: Going Into The Trenches|
|Telephone and On-Line Crisis Counseling|
|Posttraumatic Stress Disorder|
|Crisis of Lethality|
|Chemical dependency-crisis of addiction|
|Personal Loss: Bereavement and Grief|
|Crises in Schools|
|Crisis in the Human Services Workplace: Under Fire|
|Violent Behavior in Institutions|
|Human Services Workers in Crisis: Burnout, Vicarious Traumatization and Compassion Fatigue|
|New Directions: No Man's Land|
|Off the Couch and Into the Streets|
|Ecosystemic Crisis Intervention|
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