9780132431774

Crisis Intervention and Prevention

  • ISBN 13:

    9780132431774

  • ISBN 10:

    0132431777

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/22/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Students of counseling, pre-service counselors and practicing counselors alike will all benefit from this brief but crucial text of vital information concerning crisis intervention and prevention. Readers can hit the ground running with this functional and succinct guide to assessing and reacting to crises involving suicide, homicide, intimate partner violence, sexual assault and abuse, bereavement and grief, substance abuse, natural disaster, war, and terrorism. An important place of departure for any student of counseling,Crisis Intervention and Preventionfocuses on practical applications, assessment, and treatment options for every crisis situation. Taking the needs of modern-day counselors into mind, this text not only addresses traditional conceptualizations of crisis (e.g., homicide, intimate partner violence, rape, sexual abuse) but also expands to cover recent developments in the concept of crisis in todayrs"s world, such as terrorism, school shootings, and natural disasters, helping readers to serve a diverse array clients in a changing world. Crisis Intervention and Preventionallows students to become familiar with various crisis issues and situations and have students practice necessary skills before encountering the problem for the first time in the field. The text features numerous crisis situations not found in other crisis texts and analyzes these situations keeping in mind specialized fields such school counseling, mental health counseling, and pastoral counseling. Students are asked to see the intervention process as a whole and are exposed to crucial information, clinical considerations, and practical experiences on each crisis topic.

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