101231: Strategic Interventions for People in Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster

About the Course:

This course provides comprehensive coverage of strategic interventions in many different kinds of crisis and trauma situations. Topics include clinical guidelines for hospitalizing persons in crisis, intervening in domestic violence, preventing suicide, assessing and treating trauma caused by rape, disaster and loss, and dealing with violence in the workplace.

Journal/Publisher:

Routledge

Publication Date:

2006

Author

Diana Sullivan Everstine, Ph.D. and Louis Everstine, Ph.D., M.P.H.

About the Author:

Diana and Louis Everstine are Senior Research Fellows at the Mental Research Institute of Palo Alto, California, Directors of Affiliated Psychologists & Counselors, Inc., and Directors of Behaviordata, Inc., an APA-approved CE provider.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for mental health practitioners who want to expand their knowledge of strategies for helping clients cope with crises and trauma.

Course Objectives:

  1. Articulate the definitions of crisis and trauma and explain how the two are differentiated.

  2. Identify and understand specific intervention strategies for several types of crises such as those involved in hospitalizing individuals, assessing risk of dangerousness, and intervening in domestic violence and/or abuse and neglect of children.

  3. Learn the basic principles of assessing and treating trauma in various kinds of situations, including sexual assault, disaster, and trauma in the workplace.

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