Metropolitan State University

HSER 351 : Crisis Intervention Skills and Strategies

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
 
This course is designed to teach the crisis intervention concepts and counseling skills used in helping individuals in crisis situations, including batterings, sexual assaults, suicide attempts, drug overdoses, psychiatric emergencies and family crises. The course includes role-playing exercises. Evaluations are based in part on performance and growth in the role-playing segments. Overlap: HSER 360 Crisis Intervention Theory Seminar.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/01/1998 - 09/05/1999 09/06/1999 - 05/06/2002 05/06/2002 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Can apply crisis intervention theory to suicides and other crisis situations, as demonstrated by quizzes, small group presentation, and final exam.
  2. Knows communication skills necessary for effective crisis intervention, as demonstrated by quizzes, small group presentations, and final exam.
  3. Understand the theory of crisis intervention and where to find crisis resources within the community, as demonstrated by quizzes, small group presentations, student paper and final exam.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Overlap: HSER 360 Crisis Intervention Theory Seminar.