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PSY 455 - Crisis Intervention and Stabilization


This course reviews the basic concepts and skills needed to effectively perform mental health assessments, stabilization, and referral in a crisis situation. Topics to be considered include diagnosis, psychotropic medications, the process of identifying and reporting abuse, techniques for dealing with violent persons, involuntary hospitalizations, and relevant community support services. Professional and ethical issues will also be discussed. Pass/Fail: Pass/Fail option Course Typically Offered: Every fall.

Prerequisite(s): A counseling course (PSY 235  or REH 200  or equivalent) and PSY 209 .

Credits: 4



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