Immigrant Settlement Counselling: A Training Guide/Module 6: Crisis Intervention

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Immigrant Settlement Counselling:
A Training Guide
Developing the CSISW Course:
A Case Example
Org: Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)
Date: 2000

This section provides activities to help participants understand how to work with a client who is in a crisis situation, effective intervention techniques and provides insight into how people approach and deal with crisis differently.

The activities included in this module are designed to:

  1. Increase participants' understanding of the nature of crisis.
  2. Increase participants' sensitivity to cross-cultural differences in crisis events and coping mechanisms used in crisis situations.
  3. Raise awareness of immigration as a crisis event.
  4. Improve participants' ability to accurately assess whether a client is in active crisis and to respond with appropriate counselling strategies.

Language: English

Format: This document is available for download in Adobe Acrobat PDF format [692 KB, 23 pages].