Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2012-2013
CHD 749 Crisis Intervention 3 sem. hrs.
Course provides an overview of the clinical management of crisis. Topics addressed include sexual abuse and assault, vulnerable population abuse and neglect, self-harm and suicide, violence and homicide, and human-made and natural disasters. Basic crisis and trauma theories and related research are presented. Students gain knowledge on risk assessment, safety planning, brief counseling, and consultation with community entities. Personal values, beliefs, and biases about various crises are explored. The counselor’s ethical responsibility to act as an advocate for populations affected by crises is emphasized. Next offering TBA
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