crisis intervention

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psychotherapy that focuses on acute critical situations (depressive episodes or attempted suicides or drug overdoses) with the aim of restoring the person to the level of functioning before the crisis

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Developing an action plan is one of the important parts of crisis intervention (4) This is ideally completed in collaboration with the client, who is encouraged to discover alternative coping mechanisms.
Furthermore, individuals' cognition about, and attitude toward, postdisaster psychological crisis intervention can differ, and these differences can substantially affect their reactions toward psychological aid.
The biopsychosocial self, which defines the individual in crisis, (1) is sustained within crisis intervention, providing a useful perspective for the negotiator.
Crisis intervention involves addressing the immediate concerns of clients in order to help them to reclaim a sense of equilibrium (Myer & James, 2005).
After reviewing relevant literature on crisis intervention, we describe the changing role of fire departments, the involvement of social workers on crisis response teams (CRTs), and the use of these fire departments as field placements for MSW students.
The inter-jurisdictional Crisis Intervention Team, comprised of officers from the Reno and Sparks police departments and Washoe County Sheriff's Office and mental health caseworkers from two agencies, undertakes outreach to homeless persons in the downtown area and along the Truckee River.
Crisis Intervention Training for Disaster Workers: An Introduction
19-22: Nenviolent Crisis Intervention Workshop; Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI): Halifax, NS; 1-800-558-5976 or register at www.
Crisis intervention teams are sent to diffuse situations and take mentally ill people to mental health centers rather than to jails or hospitals.
The Crisis Intervention Academy in Ventura County has trained more than 500 people, including more than half of patrol officers in Ventura County since the program was started in the county five years ago, officials said.
hurricanes, the 2004 South Asian Tsunami, the 2005 London subway bombings, and the events of September 11, 2001, have highlighted the need to expand crisis intervention services offered to businesses and their employees.
Strategies and sequences of crisis intervention are described.
The magazine is being targeted to healthcare and related professionals whose work impacts suicide prevention or the life of suicidal individuals, including social and human service specialists, public policy and government relations executives, educators, researchers, legal and law enforcement professionals, counselors, scholars and related professionals in such fields as violence prevention, benefits administration, and emergency and crisis intervention.
Crisis intervention is a type of short-term psychological intervention used to help individuals experiencing temporary extreme emotions to recognize, correct, and cope with them.
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