1. An Overview of Crisis Intervention. 2. Ethical and Professional Issues. 3. The ABC Model of Crisis Intervention. 4. Intervening with Crises Related to Danger to Self, Others, or Being Gravely Disabled. 5. Developmental and Cultural Crises. 6. Crises of Loss: Death, Relationship Breakups, and Economic Loss. 7. Community Disaster, Trauma, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 8. Crises Related to Military Service. 9. Crises Related to Personal Trauma. 10. Crises Related to Sexuality. 11. Substance Use Related Disorders and Crises. 12. Crises Related to Aging, Physical Illness, and Disabilities.
Kristi Kanel (Ph.D., University of Southern California) is a Full Professor at California State University, Fullerton in the Department of Human Services where she has been teaching for over 31 years. She is the author of A GUIDE TO CRISIS INTERVENTION, 5th Edition; HUMAN SERVICE DELIVERY TO LATINOS, 2nd Edition; and AN OVERVIEW OF THE HUMAN SERVICES, 2nd Edition (with Melanie Horn-Mallers). Dr. Kanel was a practicing psychotherapist for over 25 years. Her experience as a counselor includes working at two non-profit agencies (the Anaheim Free Clinic and a battered woman's shelter), a public agency, a managed care organization, and in private practice where she worked with a multitude of client populations, specializing in trauma. Her most recent research has focused on the mental health needs and interventions for the veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Other research includes mental health needs of Latinos and crisis intervention practices.