Crisis Intervention: Contemporary Issues for on-Site Interveners

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This comprehensive manual has been written for preservice and in-service crisis interveners and all frontline workers in criminal justice and social services who come into contact with people who believe that their lives are falling apart. This edition has been revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field. Although the book primarily focuses on criminal justice agents, especially the police, the principles and guidelines presented are applicable in a number of settings. New to this edition ...
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Overview

This comprehensive manual has been written for preservice and in-service crisis interveners and all frontline workers in criminal justice and social services who come into contact with people who believe that their lives are falling apart. This edition has been revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field. Although the book primarily focuses on criminal justice agents, especially the police, the principles and guidelines presented are applicable in a number of settings. New to this edition is a statement of objectives at the beginning of each chapter, a summary at the end of each chapter, a set of learning activities for each chapter, and appendices which include useful World Wide Websites, guidelines and scenarios for role plays, and a sample course outline for instructors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780398079468
  • Publisher: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/28/2010
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 412

Table of Contents

Instructor's Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1 Historical and Theoretical Overview of Crisis Intervention 3
Ch. 2 Crisis Intervention Skills 30
Ch. 3 Identifying and Assessing Crises 72
Ch. 4 The Process of Crisis Intervention 104
Ch. 5 Victims of Crime 121
Ch. 6 Intimate Violence and Abuse 148
Ch. 7 Intimate Partner Violence 177
Ch. 8 Child Abuse 231
Ch. 9 Maltreatment of the Elderly 278
Ch. 10 Suicide 308
Ch. 11 Crisis Intervention in School Settings 338
Ch. 12 Stress and Burnout 367
App. I Internet Sites for Crisis Interveners 389
App. II Course Syllabus for Crisis Intervention in Criminal Justice 396
App. III Guidelines for Role Plays in Crisis Intervention Training 402
References 409
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