Introductory Aspects of Crisis Intervention and Trauma Counseling

  • Jennifer L. Hillman
Part of the Issues in the Practice of Psychology book series (IPPS)


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.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer L. Hillman
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  1. 1.Berks-Lehigh Valley CollegePennsylvania State UniversityReadingUSA

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