By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain Freeman’s five categories of precipitating events to a crisis.
-Explain two techniques that can be useful in the first stage of crisis intervention interviewing.
-Explain why it is sometimes necessary to be more directive in telephone crisis counseling.
-Explain three factors influencing client equilibrium during crisis resolution.
-Explain four sociocultural factors that affect therapeutic intervention during a crisis.
-Explain the three steps in the Small Control technique.
-Explain the three losses of divorce.
-Explain five crucial factors in resolving a crisis with a client with chronic psychiatric concerns.
-Explain three suggested techniques for addressing panic during crisis intervention.
-Explain the four steps in the Professionals in Crisis program.
-Explain three fundamental characteristics of a client’s crisis state.
-Explain two important considerations when assessing the lethality of a client’s previous suicide attempt.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Psychology CEUs, Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, MFT CEUs