Year: 1979 Source: Journal of Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health Services, v.17, no.2, (1979), p.25-29 SIEC No: 19841590

A 40 hour course on crisis intervention, to be offered to junior & senior nursing students, is described. The major objectives of the course were to enable students to explore crisis theory, identify appropriate techniques for crisis counselling and anticipatory guidance, assess individuals in various situations, and discuss factors leading to crisis.