Crisis Intervention Strategies

COURSE INFORMATION:

Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook: A Guide to Crisis Intervention by Kristi Kanel, Thomson Publishing

Course Fees: $975.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education
Registration: Nativetc.com



COURSE OVERVIEW

This course examines crisis intervention theory and its application. The material builds on the student’s general knowledge of counseling and related issues and focuses on concepts central to crisis work. By way of introduction, students learn to distinguish between long-term counseling and crisis intervention. Following this, crisis related assessment techniques and relevant intervention strategies are studied. Potentially violent situations common to Social Service agencies are explored and the concept of professional burnout as a crisis issue is covered in some detail. In conclusion, the course examines various dispositional crises, ranging from suicide to sexual assault.


TRAINING LOCATIONS

North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com


Part 1: Define and describe various mental health assessment techniques
Part 2: Define and describe various crisis intervention methods and techniques

Skill Competencies: Employ strategies to plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults. Demonstrate functioning effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults. Apply the strategies that advocate for change and promote social and economic justice.

Knowledge Competencies: List the steps required to plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults. Describe the essential elements of functioning effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults. Select the strategies that advocate for change and promote social and economic justice.