Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and by Kenneth Yeager, Albert Roberts
By Kenneth Yeager, Albert Roberts
Due to the starting to be volume of acute predicament occasions portrayed within the media that impression the lives of most people, curiosity in quandary intervention, reaction groups, administration, and stabilization has grown enormously long ago decade. notwithstanding, there exists little to no literature designed to provide well timed and complete aid for predicament intervention groups. it is a thorough revision of the 1st entire and authoritative guide that prepares the trouble counselor for quick evaluate and well timed trouble intervention within the twenty first century. multiplied and completely up-to-date, the obstacle Intervention guide: review, remedy, and study, 3rd version specializes in predicament intervention companies for folks who're sufferers of typical mess ups, school-based and home-based violence, violent crimes, and private or relations crises. It applies a unifying version of trouble intervention, making it acceptable for front-line drawback workers-clinical psychologists, social staff, psychiatric-mental well-being nurses, and graduate scholars who want to know the most recent steps and strategies for intervening successfully with people in acute situation.
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Viney (1976) aptly describes crisis resolution as restoration of equilibrium, as well as cognitive mastery of the situation and the development of new coping methods. Fairchild (1986) refers to crisis resolution as an adaptive consequence of a crisis in which the person grows from the crisis experience through the discovery of new coping skills and resources to employ in the future. In this handbook, crisis intervention is viewed as the process of working through the crisis event so that the person is assisted in exploring the traumatic experience and his or her reaction to it.
Crisis theory includes a cluster of principles upon which crisis clinicians and researchers usually agree. In this book the prominent authorities on crisis intervention demonstrate the application of the crisis intervention process and practices to special groups at high risk of crisis. But first it will be helpful to summarize the foundation principles of crisis theory and to place them in a step-by-step crisis management framework. Basic Tenets of Crisis Theory As mentioned earlier, a crisis state is a temporary upset, accompanied by some confusion and disorganization, and characterized by a person’s inability to cope with a specific situation through the use of traditional problemsolving methods.
16). The aftermath of a crisis episode can result in either a highly positive or a highly negative change. Immediate and structured crisis intervention guided by Roberts’s seven-stage model facilitates crisis resolution, cognitive mastery, and personal growth, rather than psychological harm. A divorce, a robbery, a broken engagement, being the victim of a domestic assault, and being the close relative of a person killed in an automobile accident or a plane crash are all highly stressful occurrences that can result in an active crisis state.