May 19, 2024  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CNS 5060. Crisis Intervention (3 credits)


This course will explore the role, function, and responsibilities of professional counselors in periods of crisis and disaster. Crisis intervention theory will be studied in an effort to inform professional practice in clinical and educational settings during emergencies and disasters. The effects of crises, disasters, and other trauma-causing events will be addressed. Suicide prevention and intervention models, including the use of psychological first aid strategies are included in the course content. Ethical and cultural considerations in the delivery of crisis services will be examined. PREREQ: Completion of all core counseling courses or permission of the instructor.



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