Crisis Intervention

14 weeks Course

Overview

This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts, theories, strategies, and skills needed to understand and conduct effective crisis intervention. Various problem solving skills and intervention techniques will be explored. The course will develop the ability of students to intervene in crisis situations with competence and confidence. Students will be taught to recognize behaviour patterns that may lead to violent encounters. Participants will apply and demonstrate accepted techniques of crisis intervention to a variety of commonly encountered emergency situations.

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.