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The Crisis Counseling Guidebook

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CRISIS COUNSELING

What Constitutes a Crisis?
Common Characteristics of Crisis
Types of Crises

CRISIS STRATEGIES, INTERVENTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Crisis Intervention Strategies

Unique Features of Crisis Counseling
Assessment of the Immediate Situation
Your Frame of Mind During and After a Crisis
Tips on Psychological First Aid
When Crisis Counseling Is Needed
Guidelines for Crisis Counseling
Developmental Issues
Reactions to Crises: Developmental Differences

Classroom Intervention Activities

Preschool and Kindergarten Activities
Elementary School Activities
Additional Strategies for All Ages
Classroom Discussion Guide

Self-care, During and After

The Debriefing Meeting
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Symptoms of PTSD
Tips for Reducing Post-Crisis Stress
Referral Services

DEALING WITH SPECIFIC CRISIS SITUATIONS

Death and Loss

Four Psychological Tasks Related to Death for Children and Adolescents
Handling the Class after a Student Dies
Terminally Ill Students
Responses to Death and Loss
Helping Children Through Death and Loss
Death Education
Stages of Grieving
Facing Death: Six Stages
After a Death in the Family
Subconcepts About Death That Children Attempt to Understand
Developmental Responses to Death, Loss, and Grief

Suicide

Facts about Suicide
Social Conditions Associated with Suicide
Making an Intervention
Things to Do
Hints for Dealing with a Potential Suicide
Things Not To Do
Determining the Degree of Risk
How to Deal with a Suicide
Counseling in the Wake of Suicide
An Action Plan for Schools
Indicators of Potential Teen Suicides
Direct Actions of Preventing Suicide

Natural Disasters

Feelings/Reactions
Dealing with the Feelings/Reactions
Physical Side Effects
Things to Keep in Mind
First Aid Strategies: Earthquake
Fear and Anxiety
Advice to Parents

War

When Parents Are Deployed to a War Zone
Preschool & Kindergarten

Elementary School

Violence & Gang Disturbances

Things to Keep in Mind

Kidnapping/Abduction

Feelings/General Reactions
Prevention Strategies
Issues and Points to Keep in Mind

Terrorist/Hostage Situations

Feelings/Reactions and Hints for Dealing with Them
Things to Keep in Mind

HOW PARENTS CAN HELP IN A CRISIS

Following a Crisis, Some Children May:
Ways Parents Can Help Their Children

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