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This course will offer a background in theories and strategies of intervention in crisis situations. A number of important themes will be addressed including; the helper/client relationship, suicide intervention, violence against women, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and incest, recovery and aftermath of trauma, crisis related to substance abuse, illness, death and loss, poverty and homelessness, and community programs for crisis intervention. Students will have an opportunity to practice crisis intervention skills through role plays and vignettes.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
All 3rd and 4th Year Required courses or Disability Studies students or Direct Entry