- The purpose of this paper is to focus on the new trends happening
within the crises intervention field. This will be examined by looking
into the historical developing of crises intervention. Then by examining
two future trends within the field and what changes that may result
from these new trends.
- On September 9/11 of 2001 a horrible act of terrorism may it way in
to the lives of every American and change many lives every since. In the
2005, a Hurricane named Katrina brought with it a massive force of
destruction, once again change the live of many within the country.
These events brought new meaning to crises intervention in the United
States. In this paper, the topics being discussed our not the horrible
events of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, but on highlighting crises
interventions and future trends of crises intervention. The discussion
will include brief sections that describing what is crises intervention,
to the historical development of crises intervention, and discussing
two future trends facing crises intervention. Plus brief personal look
into it as well.
Crisis intervention is described as emergency psychological care. This
type of care is for individuals that have been in a crises situation or
experience. The emergency care is intended to restore the individual’s
psyche, and help avoid psychological trauma.
Because individuals lack the coping skills when of a crisis event
occurs, it is of great importance to counsel these crises survivors
early on rather than later. Crisis intervention is Crisis intervention
has had a rich history of development throughout the years. From the
early beginnings of the work of Erich Lindemann, and his published
article of 101 grief stricken reactions of subjects regarding family and
friends deaths of WWII and the fire at a nightclub in Boston,