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How Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) Can Use Crisis Prevention and Intervention

Relias

While we typically think of DSPs helping clients to perform everyday tasks or live as independently as possible, they often work with clients in crisis. In fact, the work of direct support professionals (DSPs) is often tied directly to crisis prevention and intervention.

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Transitions to 988

Social Work Blog

As America faces a mental health crisis, the need for suicide prevention services is more imperative than ever. The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has further exacerbated the need to improve access to crisis intervention services.

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Why the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is a Big Deal for Social Workers

Social Work Blog

On July 16, 2022, after two years of preparation since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved its implementation, the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline system became a reality. Again, the July 16, 2022, launch of the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline system is only a beginning.

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News Items – December 22, 2022

Social Workers Speak

Isabel Logan is a member of NASW-CT: Winning Over Skeptics: More Police Departments Enlist Social Workers For Crisis Intervention. The lack of light,” Gail Flack , a licensed clinical social worker at Parkside Hospital. News Items – December 22, 2022.

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News Items – October 13, 2022

Social Workers Speak

Social workers in law enforcement departments provide mental health services to community residents, specifically crisis intervention and mediation, according to the National Association of Social Workers. For those in disaster zones, making a plan on how to take care of themselves and their loved ones may ease their anxiety, added Clara Reynolds, president and CEO of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay , a nonprofit.

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News Items – July 22, 2021

Social Workers Speak

Dan Scholz, LCSW, Clinical Director at LifeLine Utah joined us in studio as part of our You Are Not Alone partnership. Professional Responsibilities: I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an expertise in trauma therapy, specifically for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. … In my most recent promotion, I moved from the therapy department to heading up all of client services at the Resource and Crisis Center as the Deputy Director.

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News Items – December 2, 2021

Social Workers Speak

Shari Nacson, a clinical social worker from Cleveland , interviewed and evaluated asylum seekers at the privately operated prison. I have not seen it like this’: Shortage of foster homes in Idaho reaches crisis point. It’s a very concerning time,” said Swanson, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Addiction Counselor in Colorado Springs. Sinema gets thumbs down from students in petition to terminate her ASU contract.

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News Items – June 24, 2022

Social Workers Speak

Two-Spirit is a person that identifies as having both a masculine and feminine spirit,” said Virgil Rambeau, an associate clinical social worker and one of the facilitators for the Two-Spirit Talking Circle at the Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC). Clinical Social Worker Felecia Howell says it’s a necessary conversation where representation makes it easier to discuss personal issues. FitzPatrick , a licensed clinical social worker , says.