Crisis Intervention: Issues and Challenges
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- Crisis intervention, issues, challenges
Crisis intervention is a method used by psychologist, counsellors, social workers and helpers to handle crisis issues. It is an immediate and short-term psychological aid to help disruptions and disequilibrium individual. Crisis intervention aims to support individual with mental health crisis and stabilise or restore equilibrium to normal functioning. Some issues and challenges arise among crisis counsellors or helpers. Educating individual with crisis can be the hardest tasks if they are not well prepared. Professionalism and ethical issue creates challenges among helpers. Challenges such as religiosity, culture, beliefs and values among helpers and individual in crisis will create a new crisis if not handle professionally. As suggestions, helpers in crisis setting need to improve and adapt their knowledge, experience and skills in handling different types of crisis and as well in different cultures. Helpers need to be creative and try avoiding a one-size-fit all approach to crisis intervention.
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TY - CONF AU - Nor Shafrin Ahmad PY - 2019/03 DA - 2019/03 TI - Crisis Intervention: Issues and Challenges BT - Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 452 EP - 455 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.105 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.105 ID - Ahmad2019/03 ER -