Guide to Crisis Intervention

ISBN-10: 0495007765

ISBN-13: 9780495007760

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Kanel

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Addressing such crises as substance abuse, PTSD, community disasters, AIDS and HIV, suicide, death and divorce, Alzheimer's Disease, eating disorders, cultural crises, victimization and abuse, A Guide to crisis intervention is useful for both students and practitioners. This practical nuts-and-bolts guide provides students with the skills necessary to handle any crisis situation. The text utilizes the comprehensive and effective ABC model of crisis intervention, which can be used effectively for day to day interactions as well as for emergency situations. It also addresses crisis worker burnout and secondary PTSD among trauma response workers and ethical issues.
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List price: $103.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/27/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342

About the Author
What Is a Crisis?
Crisis Defined
Crisis as Both Danger and Opportunity
Crisis as Opportunity
Crisis as Danger: Becoming a Crisis-Prone Person
Other Factors Determining Danger or Possibility
Precipitating Events
Developmental Crises
Situational Crises
Subjective Distress
Failure of Coping Methods
Key Terms for Study
The History of Crisis Intervention
Contributions from Other Theoretical Modalities
Psychoanalytic Theory
Existential Theory
Humanistic Approach
Cognitive-Behavioral Theories
Family Systems Theory
Brief Therapy
Critical Incident Debriefing
The ABC Model of Crisis Intervention
Key Terms for Study
Ethical and Professional Issues
The Need for Ethics
Use of Paraprofessionals
Self-Awareness and Countertransference
Dual Relationships
Elder Abuse Reporting Act
Child Abuse Reporting Act
Informed Consent
Supervision and Training
Burnout and Secondary Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Definitions of Burnout
Symptoms of Burnout
Causes of Burnout
Prevention of Burnout
A Study of Community Crisis Workers
Key Terms for Study
Cultural Sensitivity in Crisis Intervention
Development of Culturally Sensitive Psychotherapists
Mexican American Families
Mexican American Cultural Patterns
Issues Related to Different Rates of Acculturation
Comparison of Mainstream Cultural Values and Latino Resistance in the Mental Health Field
Ataque de Nervios
African American Families
Role of Religion in African American Life
Problem-Solving Model for African Americans
Asian American Families
Crisis Intervention Issues for Asian Americans
Southeast Asians and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Asian American Family Structure
Shame and Obligation in Asian American Culture
Communication Process in Asian American Culture
People with Disabilities and Crisis Intervention
Responses to People with Disabilities
The Disabled Population and the ADA
Vulnerable Subgroups within the Disabled Population
Crisis Intervention Strategies for Persons with Disabilities
The Subculture of Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, and Transgenders
Typical Issues Facing G/L/B/T Persons in Crisis
Coming Out
Case Vignettes
Key Terms for Study
The ABC Model of Crisis Intervention
Developing and Maintaining Rapport
Attending Behavior
Reflection of Feelings
Identifying the Problem
Identifying the Precipitating Event
Recognizing the Meaning or Perception of the Precipitating Event
Identifying Subjective Distress and Functioning Level
Making Ethical Checks
Substance Abuse Issues
Therapeutic Interaction
Exploring the Client's Own Attempts at Coping
Encouraging the Development of New Coping Behaviors
Presenting Alternative Coping Behaviors
Commitment and Follow-Up
Key Terms for Study
When Crisis Is a Danger
Symptoms and Clues
Suicide Assessment
A Phenomenological Look at Suicide
Suicide Prevention
Self-Mutilative Behaviors (SMB)
Managing a Client Who Is a Danger to Others
Psychotic Breakdowns and Gravely Disabled Mentally Ill Persons
Key Terms for Study
Developmental Crises
Evolutional Crises
First Stage of a Family: Creating a Marital Subsystem
Creating a Parental Subsystem
Creating Sibling Subsystems
Creating Grandparental Subsystems
Situational Crises Related to Adolescence
Teen Pregnancy
Eating Disorders
Crises of Old Age
Alzheimer's Disease
Case Vignettes
Key Terms for Study
Crises of Loss
Death and Dying
Kubler-Ross's Five Stages of Death and Dying
Tasks of Mourning
Manifestations of Normal Grief
Determinants of Grief
Counseling Principles and Procedures
Losing a Child
Divorce and Separation
Children and Divorce
Crises Related to Blended Families
Key Terms for Study
Crises Related to AIDS and HIV
Basic Statistics About AIDS
Acronyms and Terms
A Brief Outline of the History of AIDS
What Is AIDS?
Signs and Symptoms of AIDS
Misconceptions about AIDS
Modes of Transmission
Progression of HIV Infection to AIDS
AIDS Testing
Social Aspects
Treatment Issues
Key Terms for Study
Crises Related to Substance Abuse
Recognizing Substance Dependence and Substance Abuse
Criteria for Substance Dependence
Criteria for Substance Abuse
Types of Drug Abuse Crises
Medical Crises
Legal Crises
Psychological Crises
Spiritual Crises
Alcohol: The Most Common Drug of Abuse
Facts about Alcoholism and Alcohol-Related Problems
The Alcoholic
The Co-Dependent
Cocaine, Crack, and Crystal Meth
Effects of Cocaine and Speed on the Family
LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide)
Key Terms for Study
PTSD, Community Disasters, and Trauma Response
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Diagnostic Criteria for Acute Stress Disorder
Serving in Combat or Living in a War Zone
Suffering Personal or Family Victimization
Living Through a Natural Disaster
Surviving a Manmade Disaster
Critical Incident and Debriefing
Effects on Young Children
Debriefing Process
Other Therapeutic Approaches Commonly Used to Treat PTSD
Case Vignettes
Key Terms for Study
Child Abuse, Spousal Abuse, and Sexual Assault
Child Abuse
Types of Child Abuse
How to Detect Child Abuse and Neglect
How to Detect Sexual Abuse of Children
Association of Child Abuse with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Reporting Child Abuse
Interventions with an Abused Child
The Battering Parent
Interventions for Adults Who Were Sexually Abused as Children
Elder Abuse
Interventions with Abused Elderly People
Intimate Partner Abuse and Domestic Violence
How Are Children Affected?
Common Myths
A Historical Perspective
Why Do Women Stay?
The Battering Cycle
Battered Woman Syndrome
Intervening with Battered Women
The Batterer
Interventions with the Batterer
Common Myths and Facts about Rape
What Is Rape?
Rape Trauma Syndrome
Interventions with a Rape Victim
Date and Acquaintance Rape
Case Vignettes
Child Abuse and Spousal Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse
Child Physical Abuse
Child Neglect
Spousal Abuse
Spousal Abuse and Elder Abuse
Acquaintance Rape
Key Terms for Study
Name Index
Subject Index
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