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This course presents a basic crisis intervention model along with appropriate clinical presentations of persons in crisis in a variety of settings, e.g., loss, AIDS and HIV related, substance abuse, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and victimization. Topics include defining crisis, when crisis is a danger, ethical and professional considerations, and use of self in crisis counseling. Students learn about the theory and skills, mental health triage, cultural sensitivity, self-care, community resource information, referrals, and networking.

Other Credits: BRN, BBS (MFT & LCSW): 21 CE Hrs.

Required for Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling. Letter grade required for CCAPP certification. Attendance at all class meetings required to receive credit.

This course is a combination of web-based online instruction and three REQUIRED live Zoom class meetings. Students are expected to engage with course content online during the published course dates of July 22 - September 9. The live Zoom class meetings are scheduled as follows:

Wednesday,, July 24,, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Wednesay, August 14, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday, September 4, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pacific Standard Time.

Students must have a Zoom account to participate.

Course Number: FPM-40345
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Substance Use Disorder Counseling

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