Advanced Assisting Individuals In Crisis & Peer Support

Advanced Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Peer Support
Two-Day Course: 13 Contact Hours

Crisis Intervention is NOT Psychotherapy; rather, it is a specialized acute emergency mental health intervention which requires specialized training. This program is the second in a two course series entitled Assisting Individuals in Crisis Intervention. The program is designed to teach crisis interventions it applies to assisting individuals in crisis, one person at a time. It does not teach group crisis intervention; although some of the skill sets contained herein are certainly applicable to group intervention. This program will teach advanced scenario-based crisis intervention techniques based upon an understanding of the basic crisis intervention concepts, principles, and tactics taught in the first assisting individuals in crisis program.

What you will learn:

Natures & definitions of a psychological crisis and psychological crisis intervention
nature and definition of critical incident stress management and its role as a continuum of care.
Empathic communication techniques
Practice of psychological triage
SAFER-Revised model of individual psychological crisis intervention in a suicide scenario
SAFER-Revised model of individual psychological crisis intervention in a “follow-up” or referral scenario
Risks of iatrogenic “harm” associated with psychological crisis intervention and will further discuss how to reduce those risks
Principles of self-care


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