crisis intervention

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Noun1.crisis intervention - psychotherapy that focuses on acute critical situations (depressive episodes or attempted suicides or drug overdoses) with the aim of restoring the person to the level of functioning before the crisis
psychotherapy - the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means
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The National Anger Management Association (NAMA) is the international professional association (represented in 21 countries) for the fields of anger management, crisis intervention and domestic violence.
2009) found that after this earthquake there was little psychological crisis intervention by professionals either immediately after the earthquake or later.
The case demonstrates the unique interweaving of a traditional model of crisis intervention (Roberts' Seven Stage Crisis Intervention Model) with techniques grounded in Heart-Centered Therapies and Subtle Energy.
This is the third of Slatkin's three volumes; it focuses on operational theory and practices while modeling viable components for crisis intervention for negotiators.
It offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to hundreds of emergency, social service, and support resources.
Crisis intervention as a counseling specialty has been growing for the past 25 years.
2002) found that 35% of school counselors received no training in crisis intervention in their graduate education, and 57% of school counselors felt either "not at all" or "minimally" prepared for crisis intervention.
Crisis intervention is a brief therapy and immediate response that aims to support the person through the crisis period.
These types of calls pose formidable challenges to professional first responders, requiring special skills in crisis intervention and in dealing with vulnerable populations.
Contributors who are identified only by name present a textbook for use in a counseling curriculum that takes account of the change in perception and orientation about crisis intervention since 911: then it was focused on individual events, particularly suicidal clients, now it includes terrorist attacks, school shootings, natural disasters, and infrastructure failures as well as more concern with violence in private contexts such as partners and children.
recently celebrated completion of the newest additions to the Community Assistance Center for homeless and nearly homeless citizens--the first triage center in northern Nevada, a Women's Drop-in Shelter and offices for the Crisis Intervention Team.

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