Social Work Programs

January 26, 2011

Crisis Intervention And Social Workers

crisis intervention  socialworkWhether it’s a national crisis like 911 or Hurricane Katrina or a local robbery, social workers are on the scene providing Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) to victims of tragedies. They have special crisis intervention training and provide the mental health intervention needed to improve long term psychological trauma. Because of their special training they are included with other first responders and their responsibility is awesome. During these unique moments in time many wish to come forth and help but only those who are certified in crisis intervention can do so. It is not until the immediate crisis has passed that volunteers can come forth to help. (more…)

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