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Strategic Interventions for People in Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster

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This course provides comprehensive coverage of strategic interventions in many different kinds of crisis and trauma situations. Topics include clinical guidelines for hospitalizing persons in crisis, intervening in domestic violence, preventing suicide, assessing and treating trauma caused by rape, disaster and loss, and dealing with violence in the workplace.

This course is based on the , Strategic Interventions for People in Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster created by Diana Sullivan Everstine, Ph.D. and Louis Everstine, Ph.D., M.P.H.



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Course Material Author

Diana Sullivan Everstine, Ph.D. and Louis Everstine, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Diana and Louis Everstine are Senior Research Fellows at the Mental Research Institute of Palo Alto, California, Directors of Affiliated Psychologists & Counselors, Inc., and Directors of Behaviordata, Inc., an APA-approved CE provider.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for mental health practitioners who want to expand their knowledge of strategies for helping clients cope with crises and trauma.

Course Objectives:

  1. Articulate the definitions of crisis and trauma and explain how the two are differentiated.

  2. Identify and understand specific intervention strategies for several types of crises such as those involved in hospitalizing individuals, assessing risk of dangerousness, and intervening in domestic violence and/or abuse and neglect of children.

  3. Learn the basic principles of assessing and treating trauma in various kinds of situations, including sexual assault, disaster, and trauma in the workplace.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101231
10 credit hours
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