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PSY9030 In Crisis Workshop

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This course provides instruction in crisis and trauma counseling, including multidisciplinary responses to crisis, emergencies, or disasters, and brief, intermediate, and long-term approaches.  Students learn to quickly assess and triage mental health emergencies, perform suicide and homicide risk assessments, mental status examinations, and evaluation of the need for detoxification.  This course satisfies the California requirement for 15 hours of crisis and trauma counseling needed by students who started the program prior to Fall 2010, interns, and licensed MFTs and LCSWs who want to become licensed as LPCCs (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors.)

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