Essentials of Crisis Counseling and Intervention
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Essentials of Crisis Counseling and Intervention by Donald E. Wiger
Book DescriptionA practical guide to effective crisis counseling and intervention Essentials of Crisis Counseling and Intervention offers practical, field-tested methods for dealing with traumatic and life-changing events. This helpful manual presents useful strategies for crisis prevention, functioning effectively during a crisis, caring treatment approaches, and aftercare--and describes how to assess the extent to which a crisis has impacted an individual. Important legal aspects of crisis counseling are also highlighted--such as risk, suicidality, and documentation--as well as helpful details on how to prevent potential malpractice issues related to crisis intervention. Essentials of Crisis Counseling and Intervention gives clear explanations of proven practice techniques and examples of effective interventions. It provides an accessible and practical guide to navigating through the complexities of any type of crisis situation, including natural disasters, community violence, and personal tragedy. Unique coverage is presented on such topics as group intervention, incorporating spirituality into treatment, community resources, coordinating efforts of crisis-response personnel, and the roles of various crisis workers, including instructions for how to prepare intellectually and emotionally for crisis situations. As part of the Essentials of Mental Health Practice series, this book provides the information mental health professionals need to practice knowledgeably, efficiently, and ethically in today's behavioral health care environment. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as "Test Yourself" questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471417552
(216mm x 142mm x 15mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Essentials of Interviewing, Paperback (March 2002)» View all books by Donald E. Wiger
This hands-on resource provides comprehensive information to help professionals conduct effective diagnostic interviews, formulate an initial diagnosis, and develop a preliminary treatment plan. It explains how to elicit information that will be assembled into a coherent picture of the origin and complexity of the client's problems.
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Author Biography - Donald E. Wiger
DONALD E. WIGER, PhD, Argosy University, Bloomington, Minnesota. KATHY J. HAROWSKI, PhD, Minnesota State Correctional Facility, OakPark Heights, Minnesota.
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