CRJS 3009 – Crisis Intervention Strategies
(3 credits) 3 hours lecture
This course will introduce theoretical and practical models of crisis intervention. Students will learn to analyze and respond to situations that they may face as criminal justice practitioners. The curriculum will prepare students to intervene within an ethical framework at practicum placement(s), volunteer and/or paid positions of employment, and will focus on the topics of suicide, relationship violence, sexual violence, addiction, mental illness, vicarious victimization and burnout.
Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1001, 1003, 1011 and 2013.