Total Hours: 8
No Book to Buy - Online Text
Unlimited Test Retakes
Sponsor Approval: Please visit our provider approval page for a list of national and state sponsored approvals.
Course delivery method and format: self-paced online training.
1. Course Reading,
2. Online PostTest
3. Course Evaluation.
After successfully completing the Course Reading, PostTest and Evaluation a certificate of completion will be issued online.
Course Presenter: Ann West, M.A. has over 30 years of experience as a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist. She’s currently the clinical director for Vista Continuing Education. She creates, designs and implements online training programs for mental health professional.
Intermediate level course
Course Description: Crisis Intervention is psychotherapy that focuses on acute critical situations with the aim of restoring the person to the level of functioning before the crisis. Crises are emotionally hazardous situations that place victims at high risk for maladaptive coping or even for being immobilized. Responding quickly, efficiently, and effectively are the primary objectives of an effective crisis solution and the focus of this course.
The clinician will be able to break down the differences between crisis intervention and problem solving.
The clinician will be able to explain crisis intervention theory.
The clinician will be able to differentiate how cultural sensitivity plays a role in effective crisis intervention.
The clinician will be able to examine how proper diagnoses plays a role in crisis intervention resolution.
The clinician will be able to describe the steps involved in crisis intervention.