People in Crisis

People in Crisis : Clinical and Multicultural Perspectives

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People in Crisis, 7th edition, remains the most comprehensive and user-friendly text available to health and social-service professionals. The new edition includes revised case examples and expanded coverage of cross-cultural content, including updated analyses of the roles and effects of violence, unconscious racism, and crisis responses. Each chapter illustrates the application of crisis concepts and intervention strategies across a wide range of health and mental health settings, and chapters also contain closing summaries that include discussion questions, references, and connections to the online resources available on the book's companion website.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 520 pages
  • 178 x 254mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 7th New edition
  • 1138905984
  • 9781138905986

About Lee Ann Hoff

Lee Ann Hoff, PhD, is a nurse-anthropologist, crisis specialist, and founding director of the Life Crisis Institute, a not-for-profit organization based in Boston. She is a former professor at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and visiting professor at the Institute for Applied Psychology in Lisbon, Portugal.
Lisa Brown, MSN, is a psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner. Her practice includes crisis care, follow-up counseling and psychotherapy, and consultation to medical staff in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Miracle Hoff, LPC, is director of Fargo Services at Drake Counseling Services, and maintains a crisis intervention, substance abuse, and family counseling caseload. She also provides clinical supervision to substance abuse and mental health interns in Fargo, North Dakota.
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Table of contents

Part 1: The Understanding and Practice of Crisis Intervention 1. Crisis Theory and Practice: Introduction and Overview 2. Understanding People in Crisis 3. Crises Rooted in Disparities: Race, Class, Gender, Religion 4. Identifying People at Risk 5. Helping People in Crisis 6. Family and Social Network Strategies During Crisis Part 2: Crisis Related to Developmental and Situational Transitional States 7. Stress and Change During Life Passages 8. Threats to Health and Self-image 9. Threats to Occupational and Residential Security Part 3: Suicide, Violence, and Catastrophic Events 10. Suicide and Other Self-destructive Behavior: Understanding and Assessment 11. Helping Self-destructive People and Survivors of Suicide 12. The Crisis of Victimization by Violence 13. The Violent or Abusive Person: Individual and Sociocultural Factors 14. Violence and Crisis from Disaster. Glossary.
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