Crisis Intervention Exam 2
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The Community Mental Center Act
(1963) mandated that those clinics receiving federal funds must provide 24 emergency services
CIT: Crisis Intervention Team: was developed specifically to train patrol officers to deal with the mentally ill and emotionally distrusted.
Discussions are unique and powerful sessions for CIT Trainees. During this component of the training, trainees are brought into mental health facility to meet in a discussion group circle with selected mental health patients
decisions that follow both the letter and spirit of the law
do not have the weight of law..... general guidelines or codes of outline for a specific profession
one's belief require what is good, right, or wrong... it is your judgement
is a legal concept that prevents the disclosure of confidential communication between a client and mental health practitioner in a judicial context.
immediacy, acute state, do not operate with such liberal time dimensions or problems scopes.
chronic opportunity to plan, more sequential, continuous feedback to check the effectiveness of the intervention, and review progress, and go inside the client feeling.
duty to warn
problems of termination
when clients have met their goals for therapy, are fully functioning, and are ready to get back to business of living their own lives, they may suddenly product terrible problems that only their therapist can solve.
feelings of inadequacy and insecurity in social situations ex/will not go out
people with paranoia are guarded, secretive, and can be pathologically jealous
love to be loved, severe personality disorder.
have extremely restricted emotional expression and experience, few social relationships. ex/they will go out for 5 mins
crisis handling at walk-in crisis
1) chronic mental illness
2) acute interpersonal problems in their social environment
3) combination of the two
complex PTSD and DESNOS
Diagnostic category of complex PTSD or disorders of extreme stress not otherwise specified (DESNOS) the term is refers to a board range of symptoms resulting from exposure to a prolonged or repeated severely traumatized event,
physical problems, associated pain, and functional limitations.
A splitting off of mental processes into two separate, simultaneous streams of awareness.
it is not uncommon for some with PTSD to have
Reach out and touch someone
the old bell telephone and "reach out and touch someone!" is a slogan that is particularly to crisis counseling. Slaikeu refers to emergency telephone helps as first-order intervention or "psychological first aid"
several reasons for the telephone popularity in solving psychological problems
2) client anonymity
4) immediacy access
5) cost effectiveness
CIT Training de-escalation
verbal DE-escalation and defusing techniques are taught throughout week long training of CIT training. These skills are considered so critical. stay put together during stressful situations.
when did the suicide prevention movement take place