Card Set Information
Crisis is what?
Threat to homeostasis
Danger and opportunity
Type of crisis
Normal developmental strage
G&D stage transition
Even causes extreme distress outside of your control, and can be physical or psychological
Threat to core beliefs. Preciptited by external crisis
Usual coping mechanisms activated
Precipitating event, what phase?
Anxity increases, what phase?
Usual coping mechanisims are activated, what phase?
Attempt to carry on
Usual coping skills fail
Attempt to carry on, what phase?
Usual coping skills fail, what phase?
Turning point, what phase?
Feel compelled to reach out, what phase?
Try new coping mechanisms, what phase?
Redefine the threat, what phase?
Old coping skills will now work, what phase?
Adapt and return to what we have, what phase?
Develop new coping skills, what phase?
Decompensate, lose ability to function, what phase?
Active crisis, what phase?
Stress and anxity are intolerable, what phase?
Attention span is short, what phase?
Behavior is impulsive and unpredictable, what phase?
Less aware of environment, what phase?
Feel like you are losing your mind, what phase?
Identify the crisis (put it in writing) is part of
Ongoing assessment of function level is part of
Establish a time frame is part of
Specify areas of responsibility is part of
Re-establish equilibrim is a
goal of intervention
How to re-establish equilibrium
Resolve curent crisis
Unreasolved issues from the past
Restore patient functining is a
Goal of intervention
What level do you want to restore pt functioning?
Previous or higher levels
LISTEN! is a
Psychological first aid is a
Explore feelings is a
Teach the client is a
Enable the client is a
May take a period of time to develop
Length of crisis resolution
Identify risk factors is important in
Provide anticipatory guidance is imporatant in
Utilize community resources is important in
Provide referrals is immportant in