Crisis Intervention Strategies by Richard K. JamesCrisis Intervention Strategies by Richard K. James

Crisis Intervention Strategies

byRichard K. James, Burl E. Gilliland

Hardcover | May 8, 2012

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This authoritative, best-selling text presents the latest skills and techniques for handling real crisis situations. The authors' 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 authors then build 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 purchase with the text), correlate with the text and demonstrate crisis intervention techniques, ensuring that you not only understand the theoretical underpinnings of crisis intervention theories, but also know how to apply them in crisis situations.
Title:Crisis Intervention StrategiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 10.1 × 8.3 × 1.3 inPublished:May 8, 2012Publisher:Brooks ColeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1111186774

ISBN - 13:9781111186777


Table of Contents

1. Approaching Crisis Intervention.2. Culturally Effective Helping.3. The Intervention and Assessment Models.4. Tools of the Trade.5. Crisis Case Handling.6. Telephone and Online Crisis Counseling.7. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.8. Crisis of Lethality.9. Sexual Assault.10. Partner Violence.11. Chemical Dependency: The Crisis of Addiction.12. Personal Loss: Bereavement and Grief.13. Crisis in Schools.14. Violent Behavior in Institutions.15. Crisis/Hostage Negotiation .16. Human Service Workers in Crisis: Burnout, Vicarious Traumatization, and Compassion Fatigue.