Apr 05, 2020  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COUN 559 - Crisis Counseling

2-3 hours
This course explores foundational principles and applications of crisis intervention, including crisis theories, protocols, and crisis response in community and school settings.  Students become familiar with the Incident Command System, National Incident Management System, and the National Response Framework.  Students taking the course for three credits will also complete online courses from FEMA and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health concerning Mental Health Preparedness.  They may also obtain two certificates of attendance from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and receive material sufficient to sit for the examination for Board Certification in Acute Traumatic Stress Management through the National Center for Crisis Management. 
Prerequisite(s): COUN 524 COUN 537 , COUN 582 , or special permission of the program.