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Homework Chapters 9, 10, 12 Chapter 9 Crisis 1. Name the three factors that determine whether or not a person experiences a crisis in response to a stressful situation 1 ( The individuals perception of the event 2 ( The availability of situational supports 3 ( The availability of adequate coping mechanisms 2. What is the goal of crisis intervention? The goal of crisis intervention is the resolution of an immediate crisis. Its focus on the supportive, with the restoration of the individual to his pre -crisis level of functioning or possibly to a higher level of functioning. The therapist’s role is direct, supportive, and that of an active participant . 3. Individuals in crisis need to develop more adaptive coping strategies. How does the nurse provide assistance with this process? Collaboratively explore options with client. Identify coping strategies that have been successful for client in the past. Help client problem solve strategies for confronting current crisis adaptively .

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