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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Despite negative publicity in the news media about the apathy existing in many bureaucracies, concerned prosecutors, police administrators, advocacy coalitions, and crisis intervention specialists demonstrate a dedication to addressing the special needs of crime victims and witnesses.
The RHA is seeking proposals from qualified, licensed and bonded entities for Crisis Intervention Service Contractor.
NRS provides crisis intervention, referrals to local resources, and education and prevention services to youth, families and community members throughout the country 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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.
Assessment, crisis intervention, and trauma treatment: The integrative ACT intervention model.
The inter-jurisdictional Crisis Intervention Team, comprised of officers from the Reno and Sparks police departments and Washoe County Sheriff's Office and mental health caseworkers from two agencies, undertakes outreach to homeless persons in the downtown area and along the Truckee River.
Awareness of how crises affect various people-groups, thinking through the important role disaster workers play in re-establishing normalcy in people's shaken lives, and planning immediate and long-term approaches to help traumatized people recapture mental equilibrium are vital aspects of a crisis intervention program.
26-29: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Workshop; Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI); Toronto, ON; 1-800-558-5976 or register at www.
A new state law requires 24 hours of crisis intervention training for all new police recruits, and the chief understandably wants all of his department's officers, not just new recruits, to have the state-mandated intervention training, which differs from the Memphis model.
From 1997 to December 2001, when the program was started, there were 12 fatal law-enforcement shootings in Ventura County of people considered mentally ill, said Joyce Wilde, program administrator of the Law Enforcement Crisis Intervention Team Program.

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