Crisis Assessment, Intervention, And Prevention

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byLisa R. Jackson-cherry, Bradley T. Erford

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Crisis Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention, 2/e byLisa Jackson-Cherry and Bradley Erford is the most effective training tool available for various mental health professionals preparing to help in crisis situations. A concise and informative resource for mental health professionals, this textbook is filled with vital information on assessing and reacting to various crises of our time, presenting the most important topics related to successfully intervening and responding in a series of crisis situations that warrant adequate preparation by helping professionals from all subsets of the community. Uniquely, the book includes perspectives and roles of clinical mental health counselors, school counselors, and pastoral counselors when assisting in crisis situations, and includes vital information on assessing and reacting to various crises of our time. Readers will be presented with the most important topics related to successfully intervening and responding in a series of crisis situations that are unfortunately common, but warrant preparation by helping professionals today. The topics cover the basics and overview of crisis intervention, how to react, the essentials of crisis intervention, understanding grief and loss, intervening with clients who are suicidal, the violence between intimate partners, child victims of sexual assault and abuse, adult sexual assault and sexual abuse victims, addressing substance abuse and dependence within the crisis context, emergency preparedness, and counseling military families. The authors also address topics such as death notifications, diagnostic impressions, and homicidal risk assessment, field experiences, and diverse activities, and integrate the approaches from various counseling specialties. Examples and case studies are included in each chapter.

 

Written as a training resource for various mental health professionals in the field including clinical mental health counselors, school counselors, and pastoral counselors, similarly, schools of social work, psychology, and criminal justice will find applicable information for how to address crisis situations. Graduate programs as well as upper level undergraduate programs will find this book an effective tool in teaching crisis intervention to their students.

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Crisis Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention, 2/e byLisa Jackson-Cherry and Bradley Erford is the most effective training tool available for various mental health professionals preparing to help in crisis situations. A concise and informative resource for mental health professionals, this textbook is filled with vital informatio...

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Also from Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry and Bradley T. Erford:          0132431777 - Crisis Intervention and Prevention, 1/e - ©2008   Also from Bradley T. Erford:           0131714104 - Group Work: Processes and Applications, 1/e - ©2011           0132462958 - Transforming the School Counseling Profession, 3/e - ©2011           01370175...

Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC, is the department chair and a professor in the Department of Counseling at Marymount University and director of the clinical mental health counseling and pastoral counseling programs with primary teaching responsibilities in clinical supervision, crisis intervention, and pastoral integration. ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 1.1 inPublished:January 3, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132946963

ISBN - 13:9780132946964

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Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Part I Elements of Crisis Intervention

Chapter 1 Overview of Crisis Intervention 1

Stephanie Puleo and Jason McGlothlin

Chapter 2 Safety and Self-Care in Crisis Situations 27

Charlotte Daughhetee

Chapter 3 Ethical and Legal Considerations in Crisis Counseling 47

Paul F. Hard, Laura L. Talbott-Forbes, and Mary L. Bartlett

Chapter 4 Essential Crisis Intervention Skills 67

Joseph Cooper

Chapter 5 Risk Assessment and Intervention: Suicide and Homicide 85

Judith Harrington and Charlotte Daughhetee

 

Part II Special Issues in Crisis Intervention

Chapter 6 Understanding and Treating Substance Use Disorders with

Clients in Crisis 127

William R. Sterner

Chapter 7 Intimate Partner Violence 157

Amy L. McLeod, John Muldoon, and Danica G. Hays

Chapter 8 Sexual Assault 193

Robin Lee and Jennifer Jordan

Chapter 9 Sexual Abuse 219

Carrie Wachter Morris and Elizabeth Graves

Chapter 10 Emergency Preparedness and Response in the Community

and Workplace 245

Jason McGlothlin

Chapter 11 Emergency Preparedness and Response in Schools and Universities 267

Michele Garofalo and Bradley T. Erford

Chapter 12 Grief and Loss 293

Lourie W. Reichenberg

Chapter 13 Military Deployment and Reintegration Issues 327

Seth C. W. Hayden

Chapter 14 Death Notifications 343

Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry