A course designed to acquaint the student with the nature and dynamics of crisis situations and the basics elements of case management, systems of care, and collaborative treatment. Emphasis is placed upon intervention principles and procedures in the context of situational crises including means of assessment, detection, and intervention for risk of long-term effects of crisis, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Chronic Mental Illness and other related disorders. A study of effective ministry to individuals who have experienced or will experience crises of various kinds in their personal and family lives is pursued. The student will also learn how to connect clients with needed and helpful resources in the community in a culturally-competent manner. Outside speakers will share personal and profession experience with the class to help students understand the perspective of a person in crisis as well as to help students begin to feel connected with their community and resources. 3 units


NOTE: Listed below are all syllabi related to CO 507 including Blended, Campus, and Online instances. Please be sure to download the syllabi that corresponds to the section, Trimester and language for which you are registered.
CO-507 Crisis Intervention — FA16 — Blended  Download