Throughout this course, you have explored the ABC Model of Crisis Intervention. Each aspect of the model has been discussed in depth so that you have a good understanding of how to use this model. You have learned to ask appropriate questions, create rapport, convey empathy, consider ethical concerns, identify and break down all aspects of the problem, and problem-solve with a client to develop effective new coping strategies.
For this Assignment, you will choose one of the case studies provided below. Then, using the ABC Model of Crisis Intervention, write a 4-5 page expository paper on how you, as a crisis intervention worker, will help the person who comes into your office with a crisis. Remember you may refer to page 48 of your text as your guide for working through this model with your client.
Case Study: Jill
Case Study: Adam
Please use the Unit 9 Assignment Template to address the following in your written assignment:
Discuss the skills you would use to develop rapport and trust with your client.
Break down the problem by identifying and discussing the following:
The precipitating event
The client’s perception of the event
Any emotional distress experienced by the client
Impairments in the clients functioning
Identify and explain any ethical considerations you would explore with your client.
Identify at least one other condition of concern that impacts this client.
Describe the therapeutic interventions or statements you would use with this client.
Identify the coping strategies you would recommend for this client and explain your reasoning for these recommendations.
Your Assignment should be 4-5 pages, not including the title and reference pages, and should include the following elements:
Title page: Provide your name, title of Assignment, course and section number, and date
Body: Answer all the questions in complete sentences and paragraphs, reflecting appropriate personal and professional insights
Include an introduction and conclusion
Your responses should reflect professional writing standards using proper tone and language and be free of spelling and grammatical errors. The writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful, and should reflect knowledge of prevention and crisis intervention. Your viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained.
Reference page: Sources in APA format
Be sure to use specific information from the text and outside research to support your answers.
Use Arial or Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, and left aligned
Use standard 1″ margins on all sides
Use APA Formatting and Citation style
If you need assistance with APA style, please visit the Academic Success Center.
This Assignment assesses the following Course Outcomes:
HN220-2: Apply ethical prevention and intervention strategies to crisis situations.
GEL-1.02: Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English.