Year: 1972 Source: Psychiatric Forum, (Winter 1972), p.25-33 SIEC No: 19820710

Authors identify specific techniques to be used in crisis intervention with adolescents. Several case examples are presented, counselors must remember to involve the family in information gathering, look for patterns of crises, be aware of developmental issues, check quality of parents marriage & use a family-oriented approach. Authors contend brief, confrontational approaches are best.