ERIC Number: ED219693
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
Reference Count: 0
A Differential Use of Resources in Prevention and Crisis Intervention.
Shoff, Susan Patigalia
This article describes the staffing, operation and evolution of a crisis intervention network at a medium-sized university in the San Francisco Bay Area. The training and duties of resident assistants, hall directors, campus police, crisis intervention resource personnel, and hospital psychiatrist are described. Specific topics addressed include differential responses to crisis-based or client demographic variables and maintenance of the crisis intervention and prevention network. Conflict areas and organizational problems such as maintaining confidentiality, defining areas of responsibility, and obtaining funding are described. Training aimed at prevention as well as intervention is emphasized throughout the materials. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (89th, Los Angeles, CA, August 24-26, 1981).