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Responding to Crisis Experiences

How was it for you to respond to a crisis situation in the field of counseling or related field. How was it for you to react to the situations with little time to prepare? What type of crisis situations are you most fearful of? Which types of crisis situations do you feel you are most capable of handling at this point?

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NOTE: This is a very subjective posting; however, I have provided some information as to how a counselor should respond to crisis.

(1) How was it for you to respond to a crisis situation in the field of counseling or related field? How was it for you to react to the situations with little time to prepare? What type of crisis situations are you most fearful of? Which types of crisis situations do you feel you are most capable of handling at this point?

In any crisis situation, it is expected that in a time of urgent crisis and need, positive consequences are acknowledged that need to be emphasized to help the person who is caught in a cycle of hopelessness to find some hope (e.g. suicide crises). McAdams and Keener (2008) present a conceptual framework for actions required in different phases in a crisis situation. The primary phases in the cycle include: (a) predisposing events, (b) defining the event crisis, and (c) addressing the crisis aftermath. Each phase requires a matched counseling response aimed at ...

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