Crisis Intervention Seminar

The emphasis is on the development of fundamental clinical skills in the area of crisis intervention
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  • Lectures 11
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2012 English

Course Description

General Overview

This presentation delivers practical and pragmatic information that will be useful to a wide variety of service providers who encounter clients in crisis. The emphasis is on the development of fundamental clinical skills in the area of crisis intervention, and the curriculum will be relevant to such practitioners as physicians, service providers and students in the counseling, mental health and corrections fields, nurses, clergy, police officers, individuals employed in social service occupations, guidance counselors and special services providers in the educational system, and others who encounter clients in crisis.

Curriculum

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Crisis Intervention Theory

  • Emotional Homeostasis
  • Components of a Crisis
  • Five Characteristics of a Crisis
Emergency Assessment

  • Approaching the Assessment: 10 General Guidelines
  • The Assessment Protocol: Relevant Information:Eight Sections
Depression

  • Psychological Signs of Depression
  • Vegetative Signs of Depression
  • Three General Considerations Pertaining to Depression
Suicide and Suicide Risk Assessment

  • Statistics
  • Increasing Risk: Recent Trends: Three Groups
  • Seven Demographic Variables of Relevance to Suicide Risk
  • The Importance of Suicidal History in Determining Risk
  • Dynamics of Suicide: Four Considerations
  • Eight Clinical Predictors of Suicide Risk
  • The Importance of Ambivalence in Intervening with Suicidal Clients
Psychosis

  • Impaired Reality Testing
  • The Quality of Psychotic Phenomena: Four Considerations
  • Intervening with Psychotic Clients: Four Considerations
Anxiety Disorders

  • Emotional / Physiological and Cognitive Components of Anxiety
  • Cyclical Nature of Anxiety Reactions
  • Two Key Diagnostic Questions
  • Four Specific Anxiety Disorders
  • Two Important Clinical Perspectives Relating to Anxiety
Approaches to Crisis Counselling

  • Goal of Crisis Counselling
  • Crisis Counselling Conducted Through a Seven Question Process (Illustrated with...a Concrete Example)
Intervening with the Crisis Prone Person

  • Clinical – Demographic Profile: Three Considerations
  • Clinical Considerations in Working with the Crisis Prone Person: Four Parameters
Hospitalization and Involuntary Psychiatric Admission

  • Four Negative Aspects of Psychiatric Hospitalization
  • Basis for Decision to Admit a Client to Hospital
  • Three Clinical Circumstances Suggesting Admission
  • General Parameters Relating to Involuntary Psychiatric Admission
Conclusions
  • Three General Clinical Considerations

What are the requirements?

  • none

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Crisis Intervention Theory
  • Emergency Assessment
  • Depression
  • Suicide and Suicide Risk Assessment
  • Psychosis
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Approaches to Crisis Counselling
  • Intervening with the Crisis Prone Person
  • Hospitalization and Involuntary Psychiatric Admission

What is the target audience?

  • mental health workers
  • nurses
  • corrections

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Curriculum

Section 1: Crisis Intervention
04:00
Introduction to the Crisis Intervention Seminar
11:48
Crisis Intervention Theory

  • Emotional Homeostasis
  • Components of a Crisis
  • Five Characteristics of a Crisis

42:06
Emergency Assessment

  • Approaching the Assessment: 10 General Guidelines
  • The Assessment Protocol: Relevant Information:Eight Sections

11:04
Depression

  • Psychological Signs of Depression
  • Vegetative Signs of Depression
  • Three General Considerations Pertaining to Depression

18:34
Suicide and Suicide Risk Assessment

  • Statistics
  • Increasing Risk: Recent Trends: Three Groups
  • Seven Demographic Variables of Relevance to Suicide Risk
  • The Importance of Suicidal History in Determining Risk
  • Dynamics of Suicide: Four Considerations
  • Eight Clinical Predictors of Suicide Risk
  • The Importance of Ambivalence in Intervening with Suicidal Clients

05:20
Psychosis

  • Impaired Reality Testing
  • The Quality of Psychotic Phenomena: Four Considerations
  • Intervening with Psychotic Clients: Four Considerations
08:19
Anxiety Disorders

  • Emotional / Physiological and Cognitive Components of Anxiety
  • Cyclical Nature of Anxiety Reactions
  • Two Key Diagnostic Questions
  • Four Specific Anxiety Disorders
  • Two Important Clinical Perspectives Relating to Anxiety

18:14
Approaches to Crisis Counselling

  • Goal of Crisis Counselling
  • Crisis Counselling Conducted Through a Seven Question Process (Illustrated with a Concrete Example)
12:29
Intervening with the Crisis Prone Person

  • Clinical – Demographic Profile: Three Considerations
  • Clinical Considerations in Working with the Crisis Prone Person: Four Parameters

09:24
Hospitalization and Involuntary Psychiatric Admission

  • Four Negative Aspects of Psychiatric Hospitalization
  • Basis for Decision to Admit a Client to Hospital
  • Three Clinical Circumstances Suggesting Admission
  • General Parameters Relating to Involuntary Psychiatric Admission

05:06
Conclusions

  • Three General Clinical Considerations

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Instructor Biography

Paul R. King, Dr. Paul R. King, Registered Psychologist

Dr. Paul King has presented live seminars on crisis intervention on 92 occasions, since 1990. More than 5,400 people, residing in 45 communities in eight Canadian provinces and four American states, have attended seminars on crisis intervention delivered by Dr. King.

Dr. Paul R. King is a registered psychologist who provides clinical psychological services on a private practice basis in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. Prior to entering full time private practice in 1994, Dr. King was chief psychologist at North Bay Psychiatric Hospital, a 310 bed psychiatric facility, and adjunct professor at the School of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Ottawa.

Dr. King earned a Ph.D. in Clinical and Counselling Psychology in 1985, from York University. He obtained his registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario in 1986, and is a past council member of that organization.

Dr. King has provided psychological services of a clinical nature in agency, hospital and private practice environments, to both inpatients and outpatients, to children, adolescents and adults, and to persons presenting a broad spectrum of difficulties. Current clinical activities include the provision of counselling and psychotherapy services to children, adolescents and adults. Dr. King also presently provides assessment and consultative services to two agencies, serving children, adolescents and adults, in Northeastern Ontario.

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