Crisis Intervention Strategies / Edition 7by Richard K. James, Burl E. Gilliland
Pub. Date: 05/08/2012
Publisher: Cengage Learning
In his new edition of their best-seller, Richard K. James and Burl E. Gilliland present the latest research, theories, and techniques of this rapidly evolving field, along with case material based on real crisis situations. This unique combination gives students the skills and strategies they need to take crisis intervention theory and technique out of the classroom and onto the street.
A six-step model gives students and practitioners a systematic way of dealing with people in crisis (Defining the Problem, Ensuring Client Safety, Providing Support, Examining Alternatives, Making Plans, and Obtaining Commitment). Throughout the book, this model is applied to many different crisis situations, such as suicide domestic loss, sexual assault, addiction, posttraumatic stress disorder, and school violence.
Table of ContentsPART ONE: CRISIS INTERVENTION THEORY AND APPLICATION. 1. Approaching Crisis Intervention. 2. Basic Crisis Intervention Skills. 3. Crisis Case Handling. PART TWO: HANDLING SPECIFIC CRISES: GOING INTO THE TRENCHES. 4. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. 5. Crisis of Lethality 6. Sexual Assault. 7. Partner Violence. 8. Chemical Dependency: The Crisis of Addiction. 9. Personal Loss: Bereavement and Grief. PART THREE: CRISIS IN THE HUMAN SERVICES WORKPLACE. 10. Violent Behavior in Institutions. 11. Crises in Schools. 12. Hostage Crises. 13. Human Services Workers in Crisis: Burnout. PART FOUR: NEW DIRECTIONS. 14. Off the Couch and Into the Streets. Index.
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