Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research

Hardcover | June 10, 2015

EditorKenneth Yeager, Albert Roberts

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Fewer concepts in American society have received more attention recently than the need for skilled crisis intervention. Images of crises inundate internet and newspaper headlines, television screens and mobile devices. As a result of the growing amount of acute crisis events portrayed in themedia that impact the lives of the general public, interest in crisis intervention, response teams, management, and stabilization has grown tremendously. Skills and methods to effectively manage acute crisis situations are in high demand. While many claim to understand the rapidly growing demand foreffective crisis management, few provide clearly outlined step-by-step processes to educate and guide health and mental health professionals. This is a thorough revision of the first complete and authoritative handbook that prepares the crisis counselor for rapid assessment and timely crisisintervention in the 21st century. Expanded and fully updated, the Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research, Fourth Edition will focus on crisis intervention services for persons who are victims of natural disasters, school-based and home-based violence, violent crimes, and personal or family crises. Itapplies a unifying model of crisis intervention, making it appropriate for front-line crisis workers-clinical psychologists, social workers, psychiatric-mental health nurses, and graduate students who need to know the latest steps and methods for intervening effectively with persons in acutecrisis.

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Fewer concepts in American society have received more attention recently than the need for skilled crisis intervention. Images of crises inundate internet and newspaper headlines, television screens and mobile devices. As a result of the growing amount of acute crisis events portrayed in themedia that impact the lives of the general pu...

Kenneth Yeager, PhD, LISW, is the Director of Quality and Operational Improvement for The Ohio State University Harding Hospital, Administrative Director of The OSU Harding Hospital Outpatient Psychiatric Clinics, and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, The Ohio State University. Albert Roberts, PhD, was Profe...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:848 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:June 10, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190201053

ISBN - 13:9780190201050

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Table of Contents

1. Bridging the Past and Present to the Future of Crisis Intervention and Crisis Management2. Lethality Assessment and Crisis Intervention With Persons Presenting With Suicidal Ideation3. How to Work with Clients' Strengths in Crisis Intervention: A Solution-Focused Approach4. Differentiating Among Stress, Acute Stress Disorder, Acute Crisis Episodes, Trauma, and PTSD: Paradigm and Treatment Goals5. Crisis Intervention for Persons Diagnosed With Clinical Disorders Based on the Stress-Crisis Continuum6. Suicide Crisis Intervention7. The ACT Model: Assessment, Crisis Intervention, and Trauma Treatment in the Aftermath of Community Disasters8. Crisis Intervention and First Responders to Events Involving Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction9. An Examination of the U.S. Response to Bioterrorism: Handling the Threat and Aftermath through Crisis Intervention10. Crisis Intervention Teams: Police-Based First Response for Individuals in Mental Health Crisis11. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Emergencies: Mobile Crisis Response12. Crisis Intervention with Early Adolescents Who Have Suffered a Significant Loss13. Crisis Intervention at College Counseling Centers14. School Crisis Intervention, Crisis Prevention, and Crisis Response15. Crisis Intervention with Chronic School Violence and Volatile Situations16. A Comprehensive Model for Crisis Intervention with Battered Women and Their Children17. Crisis Intervention With Stalking Victims18. Crisis Intervention Application of Brief Solution-Focused Therapy in Addictions19. Mobile Crisis Units: Frontline Community Mental Health Services20. Crisis Intervention with HIV Positive Women21. Animal Assisted Crisis Repsonse22. Trauma Support Services for Healthcare Workers: The Stress Trauma and Resilience (STAR) Program23. Crisis Intervention With Caregivers24. A Model of Crisis Intervention in Critical and Intensive Care Units of General Hospitals25. Models for Effective Crisis Intervention26. The Crisis State Assessment Scale: Development and Psychometrics27. Designs and Procedures for Evaluating Crisis Intervention