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Crisis Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention,9780134522715

Crisis Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention

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Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1/17/2017
Publisher(s): Pearson
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

Vital information for mental health professional on effectively assessing, preventing, and intervening in crisis situations.

 

This text provides crucial help for mental health professionals in assessing and reacting to various crises involving suicide, homicide, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, sexual abuse, bereavement/grief, substance use, natural disasters, wars, and terrorism. Included are practical applications to various crisis situations experienced by counselors and first-hand experiences and perspectives from practitioners working in crisis-intervention situations. The text features a comprehensive crisis task model and numerous crisis situations not found in other crisis texts, and it shows the process as a whole through descriptions of crucial information, clinical considerations, and practical experiences on every crisis topic. Thoroughly current throughout, the new edition includes new chapters addressing counselor safety issues, counselor self-care and wellness issues, and new and expanded chapters addressing Emergency Response in the Community and in Schools.


An effective training tool for various mental health professionals in the field, it covers the perspectives and roles of clinical mental health counselors, school counselors, and pastoral counselors when assisting in crisis situations. Similarly, schools of social work, psychology, and criminal justice will find applicable information for how to address crisis situations. Graduate programs as well as upper level undergraduate programs will find the book an ideal text for teaching crisis intervention.    

Author Biography

Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC, is a professor in the Department of Counseling at Marymount University with primary teaching responsibilities in clinical supervision, crisis intervention, and pastoral integration. Her research and clinical practice areas include crisis intervention and planning, risk assessment, and treating complicated grief and addressing mental health issues of the military and children of fallen law enforcement officers. She is a current representative to the American Counseling Association Governing Council and a former member of the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.

 

Bradley T Erford, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC, is a professor in the school counseling program at Loyola University with primary teaching responsibilities in assessment, research, and lifespan development. He has held numerous professional leadership positions, including past president of the American Counseling Association, and published numerous books, articles and book chapters.


Table of Contents

Part I: Elements of Crisis Intervention


Chapter 1: Basic Concepts of Crisis Intervention - Lisa Jackson-Cherry, Jason M. McGlothlin, and Bradley T, Erford

Chapter 2: Safety Concerns in Crisis Situations - Charlotte Daughhetee, James Jackson, and Latofia Parker

Chapter 3: Ethical and Legal Considerations in Crisis Counseling - Paul F. Hard, Laura L. Talbott-Forbes, and Mary L. Bartlett

Chapter 4: Essential Crisis Intervention Skills - Bradley T. Erford and Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry

Chapter 5: Loss, Grief, and Bereavement - Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry and Bradley T. Erford


Part II: Special Issues in Crisis Intervention

Chapter 6: Risk Assessment and Intervention: Suicide and Homicide - Judith Harrington and Charlotte Daughhetee

Chapter 7: Understanding and Treating Substance Use Disorders with Clients in Crisis - William R. Sterner

Chapter 8: Intimate Partner Violence - Amy L. McLeod, John Muldoon, and Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry

Chapter 9: Sexual Violence - Robin Lee, Jennifer Jordan, and Elizabeth Schuler

Chapter 10:  Child Sexual Abuse - Carrie Wachter Morris and Elizabeth Graves

 

Chapter 11: Military and First Responders - Seth C. W. Hayden and Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry

Chapter 12: Emergency Preparedness and Response in the Community and Workplace - Jason McGlothlin

Chapter 13: Emergency Preparedness and Response in Schools and Universities - Bradley T. Erford

Chapter 14:  Counselor Self-care in Crisis Situations - James Jackson, Latofia Parker, and Judith Harrington


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