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The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Emergencies and Crises / edited by Phillip M. Kleespies.

By: Kleespies, Phillip M.
Contributor(s): [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oxford library of psychology: Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2017Description: xix, 573 p. ; hb. 27 cm.ISBN: 9780199352722 .Other title: Handbook of behavioral emergencies and crises.Subject(s): Dangerous Behavior | Emergencies | Psychotherapy | Crisis Intervention | Suicide | Violence | -- psychology | -- methods | -- methods | -- prevention & control | -- prevention & controlAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Oxford handbook of behavioral emergencies and crisesDDC classification: 616.89025
Contents:
Section I: A Framework for Practice and Training Section II: Behavioral Emergencies with Youth Section III: Behavioral Emergencies with Adults Section IV: Behavioral Emergencies with the Elderly Section V. Crises and Conditions Associated with Behavioral Emergencies Section VI. The Treatment of Patients with Recurrent or Ongoing Risk Section VII: Legal, Ethical, and Psychological Risk Management Section VIII: Conclusion
Summary: The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Emergencies and Crises includes the most up-to-date and valuable research on the evaluation and management of the most challenging patients or clients faced by mental health providers-individuals who are at high risk of suicide, of other-directed violence, or of becoming the victims of interpersonal violence. These are cases in which the outcome can be serious injury or death, and there can be negative consequences not only for the patient, but also for the patient's family and friends, for the assessing or treating clinician, and for the patient's clinic or medical center. Virtually all mental health clinicians with an active caseload will see individuals with such issues. This Handbook is comprised of chapters by leading clinicians, researchers, and scholars in this area of practice. It presents a framework for learning the skills needed for assessing and working competently with such high-risk individuals. Chapters draw a distinction between behavioral emergencies and crises, and between emergency intervention and crisis intervention. The book examines the inter-related aspects of the major behavioral emergencies; that is, for example, the degree to which interpersonal victimization may lead an individual on a pathway to later suicidal or violent behavior, or the degree to which suicidal individuals and violent individuals may share certain cognitive characteristics. This resource is not simply a knowledge base for behavioral emergencies; it also presents a method for reducing stress and acquiring skills in working with high-risk people.
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Section I: A Framework for Practice and Training
Section II: Behavioral Emergencies with Youth
Section III: Behavioral Emergencies with Adults
Section IV: Behavioral Emergencies with the Elderly
Section V. Crises and Conditions Associated with Behavioral Emergencies
Section VI. The Treatment of Patients with Recurrent or Ongoing Risk
Section VII: Legal, Ethical, and Psychological Risk Management
Section VIII: Conclusion

The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Emergencies and Crises includes the most up-to-date and valuable research on the evaluation and management of the most challenging patients or clients faced by mental health providers-individuals who are at high risk of suicide, of other-directed violence, or of becoming the victims of interpersonal violence. These are cases in which the outcome can be serious injury or death, and there can be negative consequences not only for the patient, but also for the patient's family and friends, for the assessing or treating clinician, and for the patient's clinic or medical center. Virtually all mental health clinicians with an active caseload will see individuals with such issues. This Handbook is comprised of chapters by leading clinicians, researchers, and scholars in this area of practice. It presents a framework for learning the skills needed for assessing and working competently with such high-risk individuals. Chapters draw a distinction between behavioral emergencies and crises, and between emergency intervention and crisis intervention. The book examines the inter-related aspects of the major behavioral emergencies; that is, for example, the degree to which interpersonal victimization may lead an individual on a pathway to later suicidal or violent behavior, or the degree to which suicidal individuals and violent individuals may share certain cognitive characteristics. This resource is not simply a knowledge base for behavioral emergencies; it also presents a method for reducing stress and acquiring skills in working with high-risk people.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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