A Guide to Crisis Intervention

Author: Kristi Kanel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840034296

Category: Education

Page: 288

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This new edition of Dr. Kristi Kanel’s A GUIDE TO CRISIS INTERVENTION, 4E covers the fundamentals of situational and developmental crises, how they occur, and of how they have been managed since the 1940s. Kanel discusses traditional counseling models as they relate to crisis intervention, and shows how they have been incorporated into her model, the ABC Model of Crisis Intervention, which is used by both paraprofessionals and professionals. Presented in detail, the ABC Model of Crisis Intervention is an ideal model for use in any mental health setting with all populations in a crisis situation. The text provides detailed examples of specific crisis situations, including cultural crises, developmental crises, trauma crises, post traumatic stress disorder crises (PTSD), crises of personal victimization, substance abuse crises, and crises related to loss, terminal and serious illness, and disabilities. Kanel also explores suicide assessment and the use of the Mental Status Exam. Every chapter offers case vignettes to aid students in practicing the skills presented in the ABC Model of Crisis Intervention. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Crisis Intervention Training for Disaster Workers

An Introduction

Author: George W. Doherty

Publisher: Loving Healing Press

ISBN: 1932690425

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

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Doherty provides information about training for mental health professionals and first responders who work with victims of disaster related stress and trauma. He provides a brief overview of disasters and responders roles, including discussion about war, terrorism, and follow-up responses by mental health professionals.
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Health Promotion in Nursing

Author: Janice A Maville,Carolina G Huerta

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133711359

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E utilizes a holistic approach that examines the biological, psychological, social, and environmental elements necessary for health and wellness Coverage includes an overview of health promotion concepts and nursing theories, issues of nutrition, physical fitness, weight control, avoiding substance abuse,pre-natal care, the impact of technology as well as wellness strategies that enable patients to maintain healthy lifestyles in the face of grief or terminal illness. Higher-level theory on wellness' socioeconomic, ethical, and political impact expands the material's scope and relevance. With content directed toward caring for communities and groups, HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E is the resource that nurses of all types and specialties can use for years to come. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention

Author: Albert R Roberts,Kenneth R Yeager

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199724789

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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Crisis workers make split-second decisions every day that affect the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and entire communities. They support and guide people through health diagnoses, bankruptcies, sexual assaults, deaths of loved ones, suicide attempts, and natural or man-made disasters from the front lines. While professions vary from mental health professionals, emergency responders, educators, business managers or volunteers such as suicide hotline workers, all have a common and urgent need for a rapid reference that covers every type of traumatic event they may be asked to respond to in the course of an unpredictable and highly stressful day. The Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention is a complete crisis toolkit, a trusted resource to consult on the fly, packed with easy-to-follow, step-by-step evidence-based protocols for responding effectively to a broad range of traumatic events. Checklists, bullets, and boxes highlight symptoms & warning signs and provide action plans, do's & don'ts, and screening & assessment questions. The open layout and two-color design make this pocket guide as visually appealing as it practical, ensuring at-a-glance lookup of the essentials of managing the most common types of crisis. More than just a collection of action lists, though, this pocket guide explains theories and models in clear, jargon-free language, offering tips for clinical practice, treatment planning, referrals, and coordinating services as needed. It can be used as a field manual for seasoned professionals or as a training tool for new recruits and practitioners seeking to sharpen their skills.
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ICD-10: A Comprehensive Guide (Book Only)

Author: Carline Dalgleish

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285402014

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1200

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ICD-10: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE fully prepares current and future medical coders for the transition to ICD-10-CM and PCS coding systems that will go into effect on October 1, 2013. This comprehensive guide covers both ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding, highlighting changes in terminology, functionality, guidelines, and conventions. Whether you need to understand and review the impact the transition will have on the industry, or if you need to learn to assign ICD-10 codes accurately, ICD-10: A Comprehensive Guide will prepare your students for the road ahead. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry E-Book

Author: Hani R. Khouzam,Doris Tiu Tan,Tirath S. Gill

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323076610

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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This user-friendly resource presents a patient-centered approach to managing the growing incidence of major psychiatric emergencies in the outpatient setting. Abundant illustrations, tables, and algorithms guide you through the wide range of disorders discussed, and a color-coded outline format facilitates rapid access to essential information necessary for making a proper diagnosis for optimal management outcomes. Organizes information by patient presentation to help you distinguish among conditions that present with similar symptoms. Discusses medical conditions presenting with psychiatric symptoms, where appropriate. Highlights critical information in "Hazard Signs" boxes for quick, at-a-glance review. Uses acronyms and memory aids to enhance recall of information in moments of crisis. Features a chapter discussing the psychiatric effects of bioterrorism. Offers an Improved Suicide Risk Scale with criteria on impulsivity, plan, and lethal level of attempt. Provides valuable tips on interviewing and interacting with patients in various situations, as techniques will vary from depressed suicidal patients to manic and potentially assaultive individuals. Includes appendixes that discuss common psychiatric medications used and important lab values in the ER.
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Crisis Intervention Handbook

Assessment, Treatment, and Research

Author: Kenneth Yeager,Albert R. Roberts

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0190201053

Category: Social Science

Page: 832

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Fewer concepts in American society have received more attention recently than the need for skilled crisis intervention. Images of crises inundate internet and newspaper headlines, television screens and mobile devices. As a result of the growing amount of acute crisis events portrayed in the media that impact the lives of the general public, interest in crisis intervention, response teams, management, and stabilization has grown tremendously. Skills and methods to effectively manage acute crisis situations are in high demand. While many claim to understand the rapidly growing demand for effective crisis management, few provide clearly outlined step-by-step processes to educate and guide health and mental health professionals. This is a thorough revision of the first complete and authoritative handbook that prepares the crisis counselor for rapid assessment and timely crisis intervention in the 21st century. Expanded and fully updated, the Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research, Fourth Edition focuses on crisis intervention services for persons who are victims of natural disasters, school-based and home-based violence, violent crimes, and personal or family crises. It applies a unifying model of crisis intervention, making it appropriate for front-line crisis workers-clinical psychologists, social workers, psychiatric-mental health nurses, and graduate students who need to know the latest steps and methods for intervening effectively with persons in acute crisis.
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Crisis Intervention and Prevention

Author: Lisa R. Jackson-Cherry,Bradley T. Erford

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132431774

Category: Education

Page: 268

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Students of counseling, pre-service counselors and practicing counselors alike will all benefit from this brief but crucial text of vital information concerning crisis intervention and prevention. Readers can hit the ground running with this functional and succinct guide to assessing and reacting to crises involving suicide, homicide, intimate partner violence, sexual assault and abuse, bereavement and grief, substance abuse, natural disaster, war, and terrorism. An important place of departure for any student of counseling, Crisis Intervention and Prevention focuses on practical applications, assessment, and treatment options for every crisis situation. Taking the needs of modern-day counselors into mind, this text not only addresses traditional conceptualizations of crisis (e.g., homicide, intimate partner violence, rape, sexual abuse) but also expands to cover recent developments in the concept of crisis in today’s world, such as terrorism, school shootings, and natural disasters, helping readers to serve a diverse array clients in a changing world. Crisis Intervention and Prevention allows students to become familiar with various crisis issues and situations and have students practice necessary skills before encountering the problem for the first time in the field. The text features numerous crisis situations not found in other crisis texts and analyzes these situations keeping in mind specialized fields such school counseling, mental health counseling, and pastoral counseling. Students are asked to see the process as a whole and are exposed to crucial information, clinical considerations, and practical experiences on each crisis topic.
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The Crisis Counseling and Traumatic Events Treatment Planner

Author: Tammi D. Kolski,Michael Avriette,Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471046027

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

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Psychologists, therapists, and other mental health professionals who treat clients affected by traumatic events such as natural disasters, rape, and assault need to develop formal treatment plans. These plans must conform to requirements of managed care organizations and other third party payers.
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