Guide to Crisis Intervention

ISBN-10: 053454794X

ISBN-13: 9780534547943

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Kanel

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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 that can be used as effectively for day-to-day interactions as for emergency situations. Addressing such crises as drug abuse, secondary PTSD, crisis worker burnout, AIDS, suicide, death and dying, Alzheimers and victimization and abuse, A GUIDE TO CRISIS INTERVENTION is useful for both students and practitioners.
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List price: $42.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/21/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990

What Is a Crisis?
Crisis Defined
Crises as Danger and Opportunity
Process of Crises
The Crisis-Prone Person
Other Determining Factors
Precipitating Events
Developmental Crises
Situational Crises
Subjective Distress
Coping Methods Fail
Key Terms for Study
Crisis Intervention
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
The ABC Model of Crisis Intervention
Developing and Maintaining Rapport
Attending Behavior
Reflection of Feelings
Key Terms for Study
Identifying the Problem
Identifying the Precipitating Event
Recognizing the Meaning/Perception of the Precipitating Event
Identifying Subjective Distress and Functioning Level
Making Ethical Checks
Mental Status Exam and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Substance Abuse Issues
Key Terms for Study
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
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
When Crisis Is a Danger
Symptoms and Clues
Suicide Assessment
A Phenomenological Look at Suicide
Suicide Prevention
Managing a Client Who is a Danger to Others
Psychotic Breakdowns and The Gravely Disabled
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
Crises of Old Age
Alzheimer's Disease
Elder Abuse
Key Terms for Study
Cultural Sensitivity in Crisis Intervention
The Role of Ethnicity and Gender on Help-Seeking Attitudes
Development of Culturally Sensitive Psychotherapists
Mexican American Families
Mexican American Cultural Patterns
Issues Related to Different Rates of Acculturation
A Comparison of Mainstream Culture Values and Latino Resistance in the Mental Health Field
African American Families
The Role of Religion
Problem-Solving Model
Asian American Families
Crisis Intervention Issues
Southeast Asians and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
The Family Structure
Shame and Obligation
The Communication Process
Key Terms for Study
People with Disabilities and Crisis Intervention
Responses to the Disabled
The Disabled Population
Vulnerable Subgroups
Crisis Intervention Strategies for Persons with Disabilities
Key Terms for Study
The Subculture of Homosexuality
Typical Issues Facing Homosexuals in Crisis
Coming Out
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
When the Loss Is One's 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
AIDS: A Brief Outline History
What Is AIDS?
Symptoms of 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 Leading Abused Drug
Facts on Alcoholism and Alcohol-Related Problems
The Alcoholic
The Co-Dependent
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Treatment for the Co-Dependent
12-Step Groups
The Role of Hospitalization
Cocaine, Crack Cocaine, and Speed (Amphetamines)
Effects of Cocaine and Speed on the Family
LSD (LySergic acid Diethyamide)
Key Terms for Study
PTSD and Crises of Victimization
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Defined
Diagnostic Criteria for Acute Stress Disorder
Critical Incident and Debriefing
Interventions After a Critical Incident
Child Abuse as a Trauma
Types of Child Abuse
How to Detect Child Abuse
How to Detect Sexual Abuse
Association of Child Abuse with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Reporting Child Abuse
Interventions with an Abused Child
The Battering Parent
Spousal Abuse
How Are Children Affected?
Common Myths
A Historical Perspective
Why Do the Women Stay?
The Battering Cycle
The Battered Woman Syndrome
The Batterer
A Phenomenological View of the Batterer
Sexual Assault
Common Myths and Facts about Rape
What Is Rape?
Rape Trauma Syndrome
Key Terms for Study
Author Index
Subject Index
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