Author(s)U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
|This manual aims to help caseworkers improve their assistance to children and families in crisis. Sections define and identify the phases of a crisis; highlight client feelings during a crisis and discuss the psychological effects of crises; and outline the goals of crisis intervention, including a nine-step crisis intervention model. The manual offers suggestions for involving the entire family in the crisis intervention assessment process; examines treatment approaches and techniques; addresses issues relevant to a spectrum of family situations and challenges; and gives suggestions for termination and follow-up. The manual also identifies the professional supports needed by crisis intervention workers and describes family-centered crisis response models.|
Table of Contents
Overview of the Manual
Crisis Intervention Goals and Steps
Crisis Intervention Assessment
Crisis Intervention Treatment Approaches and Techniques
Understanding Special Family Situations
Termination and Follow-Up Services
The Crisis Intervention Worker
Family-Centered Crisis Reponse Models
Glossary of Terms
Suggested Citation(s): Gentry, C. E., & U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (1994). Crisis intervention in child abuse and neglect. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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