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crisis intervention

  • n  psychotherapy that focuses on acute critical situations (depressive episodes or attempted suicides or drug overdoses) with the aim of restoring the person to the level of functioning before the crisis
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  • Volunteer fitness trainer earns award
    Cindy Turner, 44, a Crisis Intervention Specialist with the Marion County Sheriff's Office, decided that while her husband was gone for six months she would “turn some fat into muscle and tone-up."
    July 5, 2013 - The Ocala Star-Banner
  • Crisis Intervention Training for Corrections Employees Working with Mentally Ill Offenders
    HARRISBURG, Pa., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Corrections officials have trained more than 100 employees in the area of crisis intervention since December 2012, with a goal of eventually providing training to all employees who have day-to-day contact with inmates...
    July 3, 2013 - PR Newswire
  • Grant to Fund Study of Police Crisis-Intervention Teams
    A $3.1 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to researchers in the University of Illinois at Chicago's Jane Addams College of Social Work will fund a study of the effectiveness of a police-based diversion approach that uses crisis intervention teams, or CIT.
    July 2, 2013 - Newswise

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