Year: 1990 Source: Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1990. 303p. SIEC No: 19970575

This volume is a practical workbook on methods of dealing with individuals who may become, or are, a danger to themselves or others. Contents include trends in violence in America, issues in community emergencies, personality of the crisis worker, issues of environmental safety, general techniques, assessment of the violence-prone person, introduction to control techniques, suicide & self-destructve behavior, hazardous patients, family conflict, communication techniques, & substance abuse.