Starts: Sep 10th, 2018
What is Crisis Intervention?
TEMPORARY, but ACTIVE and SUPPORTIVE entry into the life of individuals or groups during a period of extreme distress. Also known as “Emotional First Aid.” Different intervention tools are used for individuals vs. groups. The goals of crisis intervention are:
Mitigate impact of event (lower tension)
Facilitate normal recovery processes in normal people who are having normal reactions to abnormal events
Restoration to adaptive function