Working in the human services field, you have to show some empathy; however, you also must learn how to turn this area of our brain off, so that it does not interfere with the work that needs to get done. You will also provide insight on how to identify a client who is in crisis and what strategies would be helpful in working with such a client.

Respond to the following:

What are some indicators of someone being in crisis?

What are some ways in which you can care for yourself and prevent burnout while dealing with a client in crisis?

What are some short term as well as long term goals, which you can establish when working with a client who has suffered a trauma?

List strategies for working with clients experiencing crisis situations.