Working with Kids and Families in Crisis

This workshop will provide information on working with children and families in crisis. Participants will learn a theoretical as well as practical framework applicable to working with kids and families. This workshop will cover: assessment of the youth and family, identification of potential crisis triggers, maintaining professional boundaries, identifying warning signs that a youth or family is heading into crisis, strategies that can remediate the situation or avoid a crisis, de-escalation techniques. We will also cover how to prevent crisis by building rapport and developing a helping relationship to engage the youth and family in the counseling process.

This workshop does not have any offerings for this semester.