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.

Crisis Intervention Strategies

Author: Burl E. Gilliland

Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole

ISBN: 9780534345686

Category: Crisis intervention (Mental health services).

Page: 650

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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.

Crisis Intervention Strategies

Author: Richard James

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495100269

Category: Education

Page: 720

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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.

Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies in Crisis Intervention, Third Edition

Author: Frank M. Dattilio,Arthur Freeman

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 146250874X

Category: Psychology

Page: 556

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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.

Networking families in crisis

intervention strategies with families and social networks

Author: Uri Rueveni

Publisher: Human Sciences Pr

ISBN: 9780877053743

Category: Medical

Page: 162

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Stresses necessity of human support systems such as friends, neighbors, relatives and associates in treating family emotional dysfunctions, and deals with therapeutic aspects including goal-setting, training, confidentiality and crisis issues

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

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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 and Crisis Management

Strategies that Work in Schools and Communities

Author: Rosemary Thompson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415948180

Category: Education

Page: 308

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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).

Advanced Group Crisis Intervention

Strategies and Tactics for Complex Situations 3rd Edition

Author: Jeffrey Mitchell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780976581567

Category:

Page: 174

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Designed to provide participants with the latest information on critical incident stress management techniques and post-trauma syndromes, the Advanced Group Crisis Intervention builds on the knowledge base which was obtained through the Group Crisis Intervention course and/or in publications. At the conclusion of this course, participants will have been exposed to specific, proven strategies to intervene with those suffering the ill effects of their exposure to trauma. Emphasis will be on advanced defusings and debriefings in complex situations.This course is designed for EAP, human resources and public safety personnel, mental health professionals, chaplains, emergency medical services providers, firefighters, physicians, police officers, nurses, dispatchers, airline personnel and disaster workers who are already trained in the critical incident stress debriefing format. It will also be useful for those working extensively with traumatized victims for various walks of life.

Crisis Intervention and Crisis Management

Strategies that Work in Schools and Communities

Author: Rosemary A. Thompson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780203485798

Category: Education

Page: 320

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This book discusses steps helping professionals should take in order to prepare for a crisis in their schools and community. The author introduces a Crisis Management Plan, which discusses ways to restore a school/community to its pre-crisis equilibrium. The author also includes information on how schools should talk to media personnel and parents in times of a crisis, checklists, assessment instruments, and sample documentation forms that can be used in times of a crisis.

Social Workers' Desk Reference

Author: Albert R. Roberts,Julia M. Watkins

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195369378

Category: Social Science

Page: 1267

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Following in the groundbreaking path of its predecessor, the second edition of the Social Workers' Desk Reference provides reliable and highly accessible information about effective services and treatment approaches across the full spectrum of social work practice. Succinct, illuminating chapters written by the field's most respected and experienced scholars and practitioners ensure that it will continue to be the sourcebook for all social workers. Social work practitioners and agency administrators are increasingly confronted with having to do more with less, and must make decisions and provide services as quickly as possible. The Social Workers' Desk Reference, Second Edition, builds on the landmark achievement of the first edition with thorough revisions and over 75 all-new chapters. Its outstanding wealth of well-tested knowledge, presented in a crisp, to-the-point manner, makes it an even more vital resource for time-pressed practitioners. Page after page offers an abundance of up-to-date information and key tools and resources such as practice guidelines, program evaluations, validated assessment scales, and step-by-step treatment plans necessary for success in today's managed-care environment. The growing importance of evidence-based practice in social work is reflected throughout the chapters, as well as by the inclusion of an entire section devoted to showing how to use evidence intelligently and efficaciously. The Social Workers' Desk Reference, Second Edition, speaks directly to the daily realities of social workers in private, non-profit, and public settings, whatever their expertise and in all areas of practice: assessment and diagnosis, ethics, risk assessment, program evaluation, and beyond. Case managers, clinical social workers, supervisors, and administrators alike who have come to rely on the previous volume will quickly find its successor just as indispensable.

Evidence-Based Practice Manual

Research and Outcome Measures in Health and Human Services

Author: Albert R. Roberts,Kenneth R. Yeager

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198036920

Category: Medical

Page: 1080

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The Evidence-Based Practice Manual was developed as an all-inclusive and comprehensive practical desktop resource. It includes 104 original chapters, each specially written by the most prominent and experienced medical, public health, psychology, social work, criminal justice, and public policy practitioners, researchers, and professors in the United States and Canada. This book is specifically designed with practitioners in mind, providing at-a-glance overviews and direct application chapters. This is the only interdisciplinary volume available for locating and applying evidence-based assessment measures, treatment plans, and interventions. Particular attention has been given to providing practice guidelines and exemplars of evidence-based practice and practice-based research. The Evidence-Based Practice Manual emphasizes and summarizes key elements, issues, concepts, and how-to approaches in the development and application of evidence-based practice. Discussions include program evaluation, quality and operational improvement strategies, research grant applications, validating measurement tools, and utilizing statistical procedures. Concise summaries of the substantive evidence gained from methodologically rigorous quantitative and qualitative research provide make this is an accessible resource for a broad range of practitioners facing the mandate of evidence-based practice in the health and human services.

Handbook of Domestic Violence Intervention Strategies

Policies, Programs, and Legal Remedies

Author: Albert R. Roberts

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198034582

Category: Psychology

Page: 560

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Public awareness regarding the life-threatening nature and intense traumatic impact of domestic violence has substantially increased in the past decade. At the same time, dramatic changes have taken place regarding criminal justice and social work policies and practices applied to domestic violence intervention. And while the prevalence of domestic violence has declined slightly, national estimates still indicate that every year, approximately eight million women are abused, battered, stalked, or killed by their husbands, boyfriends, and other intimate partners. Featuring cutting-edge research and expert intervention strategies, the Handbook of Domestic Violence Intervention Strategies: Policies, Programs, and Legal Remedies is designed to prepare professionals to swiftly and compassionately meet the multiple needs of women and children who have suffered from domestic violence. This original and indispensable volume focuses on the numerous advances in legal remedies, program developments, treatment protocols, and multidisciplinary perspectives. It is a comprehensive guide to the latest research, public policies, and legal and criminal justice responses, covering federal and state legislation as well as trends in police and court responses to domestic violence. This is the first book to include court-based technology developments and new research related to the duration and intensity of woman battering. Highlighting actual cases and promising programs, the handbook also addresses important social work issues, including risk assessment protocols, a new five level continuum of woman battering, intervention methods, and treatment models. The book also examines the myriad legal issues and health problems facing the most neglected and vulnerable battered women. Written by expert practitioners and leading scholars in the field, the book's 23 chapters provide rich insights into the complexities and challenges of addressing domestic violence. This timely and definitive handbook is recommended for students, clinicians, policy makers, and researchers in the fields of social work, victim services, criminal justice, hospital administration, mental health counseling, public health, pastoral counseling, law enforcement. In fact, this volume is a critical resource for all helping professionals who are assisting abused women in escaping and remaining free from violent relationships.

Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness

A Guide for Hospital Diversion

Author: Justin M Simpson,Glendon L Moriarty

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231536097

Category: Psychology

Page: 232

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The multimodal treatment of acute psychiatric illness involves a set of integrated, systematic interventions that stabilize individuals with severe mental illness and help them avoid unnecessary psychiatric hospitalization. This volume focuses on those suffering from schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, severe anxiety, and substance dependence, and provides individual practitioners and professional teams with the tools for responding to crisis and delivering acute care. The authors bolster the text with real-world case examples, helpful diagrams, and printable worksheets.

Modern Social Work Theory

Author: Malcolm Payne

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 113740602X

Category: Social Science

Page: 464

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This masterly text is a classic in its field and will be a reliable companion throughout the course of your studies and your career as a social work practitioner. In this substantially reworked and updated fourth edition of his best-selling text, Malcolm Payne presents clear and concise evaluations of the pros and cons of major theories that inform social work practice, and comparisons between them. Modern Social Work Theory is now more accessible and comprehensive than ever, offering: • the most complete coverage of social work theory, from classic perspectives to the very latest ideas, including a new chapter dedicated to strengths, narrative and solutions approaches • a host of brand new case examples showing how theories can be applied to everyday practice • new analysis of the ethical dimensions of different social work theories and what common values they share • 'Pause and Reflect' questions to encourage you to draw on your own experience and develop your thinking • updated 'Example text' sections which summarise the most current thinking and help bridge the gap between introductions to each theory and more specialist writing.