Crisis Intervention Skills for First Responders (May 2019)

Description:

This workshop will provide knowledge and skills for first-line responders to persons experiencing crisis. The focus will be primarily on mental health crisis, but these skills would be applicable to assisting anyone experiencing crisis symptoms (i.e., survivors of a car crash). First responders may be police officers, medical professionals, school employees, social workers, etc. Topics will include crisis stages and signs of crisis, active-listening skills, grounding, intervention with persons experiencing mania, psychotic symptoms, and suicidal ideation. Additionally, we will cover crisis intervention models and community resources.

Skill Level: Beginning
*Clinical Practice

Trauma Certificate Elective Course
Recommended for LMSW
3 SCECHs
3 MCOLES
Available SW CECHs: 3.0

Dates:

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Location:

Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, 5353 Gateway Centre, Flint, MI 48507

Audience:

General social work audiences; MSU School of Social Work students, alumni, retirees, field liaisons and instructors

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