Introductory Aspects of Crisis Intervention and Trauma Counseling
Although the ancient Chinese developed a character for the word “crisis” by combining pictographs of both “danger” and “opportunity,” clearly demonstrating their understanding of its potential for both negative and positive outcomes, the formal recognition of crisis intervention as a clinical specialty by the American Psychological Association did not occur until 1989.
KeywordsTraumatic Event Borderline Personality Disorder Federal Emergency Management Agency Crisis Intervention Domestic Abuse
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