This course presents a basic crisis intervention model along with appropriate clinical presentations of persons in crisis in a variety of settings, e.g., loss, AIDS and HIV related, substance abuse, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and victimization. Topics include defining crisis, when crisis is a danger, ethical and professional considerations, and use of self in crisis counseling. Students learn about the theory and skills, mental health triage, cultural sensitivity, self-care, community resource information, referrals, and networking.
Note: Required for Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling. Letter grade required for CAADAC certification. Attendance at all class meetings required to receive credit.
Other Credit: BRN, BBS (MFT & LCSW): 21 CE Hrs.
Course Number: FPM-40345 Credit: 2 units