Models of Crisis Intervention

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As the discussion declares crisis intervention tries to mitigate psychological and social effects of disasters. It restores equilibrium. creatively solve problems under untaxed resources. Crisis intervention can include activities that are not associated with the normal traditional mental care like physical needs assistance, financial matters, shelter and family reunion. To achieve these goals, there should be good collaborative efforts by schools, clinics, community agencies and families of the victims. In response to this, scholars developed models that can manage the crises. These models include Camp Noah model, psychological first aid among others. Introduction A crisis is an occurrence where people face problems that are difficult to solve according to Kronenberg et al. Most important is to consider the perceptions of victims and relief workers before developing any given model. Cultural context as well as faiths of the casualties is equally important in developing the models. Scholars hold different explanation of these models, which the paper explores in different literatures. From this paper it is clear that psychological first aid This model is important when managing a natural disaster crisis. It looks at the first responders’ needs, victims and the management as a whole. A good example is looking at the needs of the Red Cross, which is famous worldwide, and its victims. Respondents involve a large group including police officers, rescue workers, firefighters, humanitarian groups and anyone available to give a hand in a crisis. Kronenberg et al. states that the model entails as to education, peer support, speedy recovery, and range of care and accessibility of mental health. As the above scholars discuss, first responders ought to be strong for the situation. Conditions of the casualties should never scare the respondents. They attend to the victims regardless of the nature of their injuries. In such circumstances, emotional distress is a weakness. Any rescuer should not empathize with the victim since it reduces their abilities to rescue them. First responder gives out the information on the nature of victims and the rescue resources that they may need. He or should be sober or clear-headed to identify the needs of the population and estimate resources that must be made available. This calls for psychological steadiness that the responder must maintain it. In addition, stabilization is vital in psychological first aid. It is important to note that the person who offers first aid should be in a position to calm