MHAW108 – Crisis Intervention


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student with Wonderlic SLE min. cut score minimum 14 on test
  • Bring your own device (BYOD): As a student in this on-campus program, you will require a mobile computing device that meets specifications outline by your program

Delivery Mode: Online
Textbook: Crisis Intervention Strategies, 8th Edition

Course Fees: $485.00 (with eTextbook)
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Additional Cost: Textbook $175.00 (Hard Copy)
Course Hours: 60 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject, students will learn the task model to provide a systematic way of dealing with people in crisis: Defining the Problem, Ensuring Client Safety, Providing Support, Examining Alternatives, Making Plans, and Obtaining Commitment.


North Bay Campus or Online –

Knowledge Competencies

Recognizing and responding effectively when a substance use or concurrent disorders client or associated group or community is in an unstable, risky, dangerous, or potentially dangerous situation.

Defines “crisis” and explains the principles of evidence-informed crisis intervention

Develops and maintains a network of resources and supports available for clients in crisis

Explains the risk factors and signs and symptoms associated with suicide, mental health disorders, and other substance use-related harms

If risk factors, signs or symptoms appear to be present in a client, notifies more senior professionals or relevant services and support systems

Identifies the essential components of evidence-informed models of crisis prevention action plans

Describes the subtle and overt signs of crisis

Defines and demonstrates the different models of crisis intervention and their stages.