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Crisis Intervention


Crisis intervention includes services that respond to a client’s needs during acute emotional and/or physical distress.

Global Criteria

  • Recognize the elements of the client’s crisis.
  • Implement an immediate course of action appropriate to the crisis.
  • Enhance overall treatment by using crisis events.

Miller, Geri. “Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling.” 2nd ed.


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