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Essentials of Crisis Counseling and Intervention

Author: Donald E. Wiger, Kathy J. Harowski

Course Created: 2003

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 6 hours
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Course Summary

Essentials of Crisis Counseling and Intervention offers practical information on dealing with the aftermath of crisis and trauma. Topics covered include the nature and assessment of crises, intervention strategies, and the importance of self-care for the crisis care provider.

Course Format

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Course Syllabus

  1. Overview of Crisis and Trauma Intervention
  2. Basic Principles of Crisis Intervention
  3. Overview of Crisis and Trauma Intervention
  4. Basic Principles of Crisis Intervention
  5. Crisis Intervention Models
  6. Crisis Assessment
  7. Common Crisis Intervention Strategies
  8. The Helper
  9. Helping in Times of Crisis: How to Apply the Models for Crisis Intervention to Clinical Crisis Situations
  10. Group Crisis Interventions
  11. Ethical and Legal Aspects of Crisis Intervention

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the models of crisis intervention.
  • Describe crisis assessment.
  • Explain secondary traumatic stress.
  • Describe the ethics of crisis intervention.


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