Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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HS 209 - Crisis Intervention and Prevention

3 Credit(s)

This course will introduce human service to crisis intervention and prevention that emphasizes crisis counseling and non-physical methods for preventing or controlling disruptive behavior before it escalates. Students will be taught effective non-violent intervention for a wide range of crisis situations. Content of this course will provide students with hands-on practical approaches to crisis management.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Define crisis intervention and the stages of crisis development and appropriate responses to each stage
  2. List characteristics of people in crisis
  3. Identify the potential for violent or disruptive behavior during a crisis
  4. List the 5 steps of empathic listening
  5. Demonstrate how to reduce tension in a crisis

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