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Survey of Crisis and Mental Health Issues and Interventions


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Course level: Upper Division

In this course, students explore the relationship between mental health and human service delivery systems in the United States, as well as global initiatives for improving the international service-base. Students will learn to define and describe the nature and process of crisis and the impact of trauma-causing events on the mental health of diverse clients. Students will compare and contrast the range of service delivery modalities and networks, including the operation of emergency management systems, and will demonstrate understanding of roles and skills needed when services are provided in emergency and crisis situations. The course facilitates development of skills necessary for assessing and managing suicide risk.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Introduction to Crisis Intervention

Crisis Assessment and Intervention

Crisis in the Community

Personal Crisis

Compassion Fatigue and Disaster Response


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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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