JS110_6Crisis_Hostage

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/8/10 JS110 crisis intervention Elementary Principles
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9/8/10 TWO MAIN TYPES OF HOSTAGE TAKERS: Criminal types seeking Instrumental ends l E.g. sociopaths or antisocial personality Strategy l Rational problem-solving, make deals that appeal to ego- centric self-interests, tough directive bargaining, deal- making Hostages are pawns Psychotic or mentally disturbed seeking attention, an audience l E.g. schizophrenic, paranoid, bi-polar have paranoid l Personality disorders seeking to right a perceived injustice Strategy l Promote affiliation, reflective listening, ventilating, empathic Hostages are potential allies
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9/8/10 General Characteristics Hostage-takers are individuals who have reached an acute level of frustration l See their desperate actions as the only way out About half are mentally disturbed individuals Most not planned (esp domestic disputes) Suicide and homicide risk is high
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