KEY FEATURES: Required 2016 CACREP standards for CMH Counseling programs are covered. Chapter authors are leading counseling writers, and many are practicing CMH counselors. Chapter topics apply theory to real-world issues of practice, such as paperwork and medications. Case studies and discussion questions afford students opportunities to apply what they read to practical situations. Evidence-based treatments, neuroscience, and other cutting-edge topics reflect the currency of the text.Bolded key concepts help students to focus their reading and learning.

Crisis Management and Disaster Relief

Chapter 10 crisis management and disaster relief
Amber L. Pope Allison Marsh Pow

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Define crisis, emergency, and disaster
  • Identify normative and serious psychological reactions following a crisis or disaster
  • Understand the range of services provided by crisis and disaster mental health counselors
  • Apply evidence-based response strategies to crisis and disaster counseling case scenarios

The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” In A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway makes this astute observation about the vulnerability and strength inherent in being human. Crisis is an inescapable part of life. Some crises are temporary and pass by day’s or week’s end; ...

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