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Description: All of our courses are approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors, the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification, and National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors. This course on Crisis Intervention is taught using text, narrated PowerPoint and mp3 audio. All course materials and reference materials are available free online. The learner objectives follow. Identify the definitions and general principles regarding crisis intervention and suicide prevention. Describe the principles of crisis intervention. List and describe the core components of and steps involved in crisis intervention. Describe the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of and benefits of prevention. Describe the suicide assessment and treatment plan. Describe the process of information gathering and the types of information necessary. Identify steps involved in estimating and reassessing suicide risk. Describe how to establish a multiaxial diagnosis. Identify and describe additional considerations when evaluating patients in specific treatment settings. Describe the factors in establishing and maintaining a therapeutic alliance. Describe and identify transference and countertransference. Describe the management of recurrently suicidal patients. Describe the suicide prevention contract. Identify somatic and psychosocial interventions. Describe how to determine an appropriate treatment setting. Describe the components of and promoting adherence to the treatment plan. Understand specific issues such as patients in a suicidal crisis, patients with chronic suicidality and patients with borderline and antisocial personality disorders. Identify components involved in documentation and risk management. Identify mental health interventions for survivors and points when communicating with survivors.

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Added: Wed Jun 03 2009

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