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.
Other Credits: BRN, BBS (MFT & LCSW): 21 CE Hrs.
Note: Required for Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling. Letter grade required for CCAPP certification. Attendance at all class meetings required to receive credit.
Course Number: FPM-40345
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling
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