This practical, field-tested guide offers methods of dealing with traumatic and life-changing events. It discusses a variety of related practice issues, including crisis prevention, functioning effectively during a crisis, and aftercare, as well as describing how to assess the impact and extent of a crisis on individuals and implement appropriate treatment strategies.
Table of Contents
Preface (D. Wiger).
Overview of Crisis Intervention (D. Wiger).
Basic Principles of Crisis Intervention (D. Wiger).
Crisis Intervention Models (D. Wiger).
Crisis Assessment (D. Wiger).
Common Crisis Intervention Strategies (D. Wiger).
The Helper (K. Harowski).
Helping in Time of Crisis (K. Harowski).
Group Crisis Interventions Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) (D. Wiger).
Ethical and Legal Aspects of Crisis Intervention (K. Harowski).
Appendix A: Suicide Assessment Checklist.
Appendix B: Triage Assessment Form.