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Crisis Situations & Intervention - Chapter Summary
This chapter explores the steps professionals can take to assist individuals in the midst of crisis situations who are in need of some form of intervention. Use the lessons to closely examine crisis counseling and different circumstances that require this form of assistance. In no time, you will be able to:
- Identify and describe the important elements of crisis counseling
- Define suicide, and identify its triggers, underlying causes and prevention
- Explain the history, causes and effects of school and youth violence
- Discuss the history and causes of domestic violence
- Describe family challenges, including divorce, blended families and abuse
Resources in this chapter make it easy to fully comprehend crisis situations and intervention concepts. Mobile features enable you to access the lessons from any smartphone or tablet so that you can review these concepts when you're best able to absorb information. Lesson quizzes and a practice exam reinforce these concepts and further strengthen your understanding. If you hit a snag while studying and need additional details, submit your lesson topic questions to our experts.
1. Crisis Counseling & Intervention Strategies
This lesson will explore the important elements of crisis counseling. We will also discuss strategies for intervention. The lesson will end with a short quiz to see what you have learned.
2. What Is Suicide? - Definition, Triggers, Underlying Causes & Prevention
Suicide is a common and often preventable tragedy where one takes their own life. See examples of reasons and triggers and methods of prevention through therapy, medication, substance use treatment, and family therapy.
3. School Violence: Definition, History, Causes & Effects
School violence includes both verbal and physical altercations and can occur in any academic setting. Learn about what defines school violence, its history, and various causes and effects.
4. Youth Violence: Definition & Causes
Youth violence occurs as individuals between the age of 10 and 24 commit intentional acts of injury, physical or psychological. Identify the different types of violence, and individual, family, peer, and social risk factors.
5. Domestic Violence: Definition, Causes, Facts & History
Domestic violence can occur in any home and has become a major focus of law enforcement in recent decades and since the passage of landmark legislation in 1993. While defining the term, explore the history, causes, and facts about domestic violence, including the impact of the attention placed on prevention, encouraging victims to come forward, and prosecuting offenders.
6. Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence
Families openly face challenges today that were kept private back in the day. Explore some of the most common problems and challenges facing modern families, including divorce, mixed families, and family violence.
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