Ch 16: Crisis Situations & Intervention

About This Chapter

The comprehensive lessons in this chapter help you better understand crisis situations and intervention. Learn from expert instructors about crisis counseling, suicide prevention, school and youth violence, family challenges and more.

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.

6 Lessons in Chapter 16: Crisis Situations & Intervention
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Crisis Counseling & Intervention Strategies

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.

What Is Suicide? - Definition, Triggers, Underlying Causes & Prevention

2. What Is Suicide? - Definition, Triggers, Underlying Causes & Prevention

Why would a person take their own life? And what can be done to prevent it? In this lesson, we'll look at the reasons for, triggers of, and prevention of suicide.

School Violence: Definition, History, Causes & Effects

3. School Violence: Definition, History, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we will learn the definition and history of school violence. We will also discuss the causes and effects of school violence. There will be a quiz at the end of the lesson.

Youth Violence: Definition & Causes

4. Youth Violence: Definition & Causes

Most children act in negative ways at some point in their lives, so what really defines youth violence? This lesson examines different types of youth violence, as well as risk factors.

Domestic Violence: Definition, Causes, Facts & History

5. Domestic Violence: Definition, Causes, Facts & History

This lesson will provide the definition for domestic violence. It will also explore the history, causes, and facts about domestic violence. A short quiz on the subject matter will follow the lesson.

Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence

6. Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence

The following lesson covers some of the more challenging issues a growing number of families are currently facing, including divorce, blending of families, and abuse. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

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