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NCJ Number: 41706 Find in a Library
Title: OUT OF THE SAND TRAP WITH CRISIS INTERVENTION
Journal: CALIFORNIA YOUTH AUTHORITY QUARTERLY  Volume:30  Issue:1  Dated:(SPRING 1977)  Pages:27-31
Author(s): W RIGGS
Corporate Author: California Dept of the Youth Authority
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: California Dept of the Youth Authority
Sacramento, CA 95823
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES HOW CRISIS INTERVENTION IN A JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY CAN HELP STAFF MEMBERS OUT OF A VARIETY OF PROBLEM SITUATIONS.
Abstract: CRISIS INTERVENTION TO THE JUVENILE HALL STAFF IS LIKE A SAND WEDGE TO THE GOLFER: IT CAN HELP CONQUER TROUBLE. THE CRISIS INTERVENTION PROGRAM IS TAUGHT AS A 40-HOUR TRAINING SESSION, WITH EIGHT CURRICULA. THESE INCLUDE SAFETY, DEFUSING, BRIEF INTERVIEWING, MEDIATION, REFERRAL, CULTURE, LEGAL, AND CONSOLIDATION. BASICALLY, THE STUDENTS LEARN TO ASSESS A DISPUTE AND HOW TO PLUG INTO IT. ROLE PLAYING IS HELPFUL IN ASSESSING VARYING PROBLEM SITUATIONS....BDS
Index Term(s): Conflict resolution; Correctional institutions (juvenile); Crisis intervention; Crisis intervention training; Juvenile counseling; Juvenile detention; Juvenile procedures training
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