This course provides students with the theoretical foundation and practical skills necessary to intervene in various crisis situations commonly encountered while working in the justice field. By learning about the factors that contribute to creating crises, students will develop effective assessment and intervention strategies with particular emphasis on prevention. Students will explore crisis counselling techniques from a trauma-informed perspective and learn to conduct interviews, provide support, and offer appropriate referrals for those experiencing a crisis. Students will also learn techniques to prioritize their own self-care and safety while working within the multidisciplinary fields of the justice system.
Note: Prerequisites: INST 2000 OR (JUST 1101 and JUST 1102)
Restricted to Indigenous Studies and Justice