Joint crisis plans for people with psychosis: economic evaluation of a randomized controlled trial
- Crisis Plans Facilitated by Patient Advocates are Better than those Drawn up by Clinicians: Results from an RCT. Ruchlewska, A.; Mulder, C.; Waal, R.; Kamperman, A.; Gaag, M. // Administration & Policy in Mental Health & Mental Health Service;Mar2014, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p220
This study compared quality aspects of crisis plans made with the help of a patient advocate (PACP) with those of plans made with the patient's clinician (clinician crisis plan, CCP). Patients were randomized into PACP and CCP conditions. The quality of crisis plan checklist was used to compare...
- Hone your skills in intervention. MINTZ, JANE EIGNER // Addiction Professional;May/Jun2010, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p20
The article discusses crisis intervention strategies for individuals who work with substance abusers. Many intervention clients are dual diagnosed with both substance abuse and mental health issues. Intervention strategies typically involve phone triage, collecting collateral information,...
- SAMHSA News - "Crisis Response": An Alternative. // SAMHSA News;Fall2014, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p1
The article focuses on crises services available for stabilizing people with psychological distress instead of inpatient-based care. Topics discussed include services designed for providing appropriate treatment by reaching in communities, involvement of several services like telephone hotlines,...
- New Research in Treating Child and Adolescent Trauma. Cohen, Judith A. // PTSD Research Quarterly;2015, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p1
The author discusses several research studies for effective treatment for child post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) based on ptsd randomized controlled trials (RCT) published from January 2012 and June 2015. Topics include the use of intervention models to prevent PTSD development attempt by...
- Lifestyle intervention: from cost savings to value for money. Rappange, David R.; Brouwer, Werner B. F.; Rutten, Frans F.H.; van Baal, Pieter H. M. // Journal of Public Health;Sep2010, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p440
Prevention of unhealthy lifestyles has sometimes been promoted as simultaneously reducing costs and improving public health but this will unlikely prove to be true. Additional medical costs in life years gained due to treatment of unrelated diseases may offset possible savings in related...
- Development of family interventions: a 9-month pilot study. Murphy, Neil // British Journal of Nursing;8/9/2007, Vol. 16 Issue 15, p948
This article outlines the introduction and development of a team of like-minded people utilizing family interventions (FIs) in a NHS Trust. FIs can be described as therapy sessions for families of people experiencing psychosis, which involve the family, client and therapist. The sessions focus...
- Parents' tough beat and the school counselor. Downing, Jerry; Harrison, Tom // School Counselor;Nov91, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p91
Describes a counseling intervention system specific to managing crisis in a student's life. Factors leading to tough beat situations in a student's life; Impact of students' misbehavior on parents; School counselors' role.
- Preparing for a crisis. Perea, Rosalie D.; Morrison, Shirley // Educational Leadership;Oct97, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p42
Features the Critical Incident Response Team which helps an Albuquerque, New Mexico district meet crisis expeditiously and with compassion. Orchestration of appropriate responses; Coordination of plans and people; Fine-tuning crisis counseling; Assessment of the services.
- Crisis intervention for after hours launched. // Addiction Letter;Sep94, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p4
Lists services offered by the Metro Crisis Intervention Service in Portland, Oregon, as cited in the June 13, 1994 issue of `Mental Health Weekly.' Telephone service handling after-hours calls for various establishments; Assessment and crisis stabilization.