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Crisis Intervention: Theories and Skills

Approved by NASW, NH Chapter, for 5.5 Cat. 1 CE Credits, Auth. # 2656

As much as those in the helping profession would prefer otherwise, individuals tend to ask for help with their problems only when they have reached crisis proportions. Learn the theories and skills needed to manage a crisis to a successful conclusion, taking advantage of the opportunities for change and growth that also occur. You will review specific types of emergencies and their unique characteristics including: lethality, PTSD, sexual assault, personal loss, domestic violence and vicarious traumatization. Information and techniques will be introduced through PowerPoint, discussion, and role-plays. New as well as experienced professionals will benefit. 

(This is part of the Coaching Children and Teens Certificate Program, but you do not need to be enrolled in the program to take this workshop.)

Instructor Bios


Crisis Intervention: Theories and Skills

  • Mike Hague

    Mike Hague, M.A. in counseling psychology, MLADC, has over 20 years' experience as a crisis/drug and alcohol counselor for middle and high school students in Bedford. He is the co-founder and past president of the Assn. of Student Assistance Professionals of NH and a former drug and alcohol prevention trainer for the NH State Dept. of Education. He has coordinated and developed community programs for drug prevention, and has trained school districts, community organizations, mental health agencies and colleges about adolescent issues. Currently he is an adjunct professor at NHTI Community College.

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