Police intervention into family crisis
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Police intervention into family crisis the role of law enforcement in family problems by Alan Coffey

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Published by Davis Pub. Co. in Santa Cruz, Calif .
Written in English


  • Police -- United States,
  • Family -- United States,
  • Family social work -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

LC ClassificationsHV8143 C58
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 183 p.
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18854100M

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  A program of family crisis intervention training for police officers was conducted, and the effectiveness of the officers' use of such techniques was evaluated. Twelve police officers were given five to six hours training, five days a week, for five weeks. Training consisted of lectures, films and readings, simulated family crisis interventions, video tape replay sessions, observed field.   Understanding changes in these characteristics provides valuable information for helping crisis counselors assist families cope with and resolve the crisis. Identification of these characteristics is a step toward development of a theoretical model for helping families in crisis. Family crisis intervention in social semces 5. The period of disruption is self-limited and may be followed by a new adaptation which is qualitatively different from the one which preceded it. 6. Equilibrium can be restored by changing features of the environment, changing modes of coping, or both 7. The outcome of any crisis can be predicted, based on the success of the.   Because of this, one of the solutions our county has implemented is the introduction of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training in our law enforcement departments. According to the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s online Police-Mental Health Collaboration Toolkit, CIT training is an extensive curriculum that teaches an approach to responding.

Buchanan, D.R. and P. Chasnoff Family Crisis Intervention Programs: What Works and What Doesn't Journal of Police Science and Administration Google Scholar Buzawa, E.S. and C.G. Buzawa The Impact of Arrest on Domestic Violence American Behavioral Scientist - . A Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is an innovative, community-based approach to improve the outcomes of these encounters. In over 2, communities nationwide, CIT programs create connections between law enforcement, mental health providers, hospital emergency services and individuals with mental illness and their families. — and J. Zacker () “The Prevention of Family Violence: Dilemmas of Community Intervention.”J. of Marriage and the Fam – Article Google Scholar. Without other options, police officers often arrest and book the youth into custody, especially when responding to domestic disturbance calls, where officers are reluctant to leave a youth or their family in a crisis situation. IT TAKES A VILLAGE: Diversion Resources for Police and Families WHAT WE KNOW: Research findings.