What are the five categories of precipitating events to a crisis?
What are two techniques that can be useful in the first stage of crisis intervention interviewing?
What are the six components of the smooth focus phrases technique?
What are five important components of the ending phase of the crisis interview?
Why is it sometimes necessary to be more directive in telephone crisis counseling?
What can be three positive aspects of group crisis counseling?
What are three factors influencing client equilibrium during crisis resolution?
What are four sociocultural factors that affect therapeutic intervention during a crisis?
What are the three steps in the Small Control technique?
What are the four steps in the Overnight Care technique for the partner of a client in rape crisis?
What were three techniques recommended for Carla as immediate reinforcements for her array of coping strategies?
What are the three losses of divorce?
If a client present during a transitional period, what is it important to assess?
What are four stages of a burnout crisis?
A. Five components are the 1-2-3 technique, success leads to success, the focusing technique, the time factor, and the ending phase in subsequent sessions.
B. 1. object loss, the threat of object loss, or the loss of the opportunity to restore objects; 2. loss of previous sources of help; 3. a client becomes so identified with another that the inability to distinguish between his or her own state and the other’s produces a crisis; 4. a surge of "unmanageable impulses," 5. a threat to current adjustment
C. It is important to assess what part of the precipitating factors are related to the client’s maturational stage, and what is the result of his or her stressful event in the client’s current social orbit.
D. Four factors are differing cultural values, class stratification systems, lower socioeconomic groups, and barriers to therapy.
E. Four stages are stagnation, frustration, apathy, and hopelessness.
F. The loss of invulnerability, the loss of an orderly world, and the loss of self esteem.
G. Three factors are perception of the event, situational supports, and coping mechanisms.
H. Impose order in your life where you can, look after your appearance, and take note of the good moments.
I. The open invitation to talk technique, and the one question technique.
J. Focus on specific problem areas, testing coping strategies in role play and engaging in reality testing.
K. Four steps are, 1. If your partner agrees, spend the night at her or his apartment; 2. if your partner gives permission, hold, touch, and reaffirm your love for her or him; 3. Speak with your partner about your future as a couple, and any plans you have, so she or he knows your intentions are still the same; 4. Do not attempt to initiate sexual intercourse unless your partner specifically asks.
L. 1. Earlier you said… 2. Earlier you talked about… 3. Tell me about that; 4. What do you do when…? 5. Can you summarize? 6. Silence
M. Relaxation breathing, passive progressive relaxation, and the Carbonated Thoughts visualization technique.
N. A telephone crisis call should focus upon rapid resolution of the crisis situation, and that it is not necessarily productive to discuss chronic situations