(3 credits) 3 hours lecture
This course will introduce theoretical and practice-based models of crisis intervention and conflict resolution. Students will become familiar with, and learn to analyse and respond to common situations that they may face as criminal justice practitioners. The curriculum will focus on such situations as suicide, relationship violence, sexual assault, chemical dependency, mental health, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, institutional violence, vicarious victimization and "burnout."
Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1001, 1003, 1011 and 2013.