Crisis intervention involves a range of methods used to offer short term immediate help to individuals who have experienced an event that produces mental, physical, emotional and behavioural distress.
Adolescence is a traumatic time. Young people are faced with mounting piles of schoolwork, decisions about their life paths and hormonal changes as they go through puberty. Add in decisions about their identity, sexual orientation and their standpoint in friendship groups and you have the recipe for a perfect storm.
Parents or carers may feel confused and frustrated in their interactions with their teenagers. Previous habits and interests may disappear, behaviours may change and teens are likely to push back in unexpected ways as they work out where their boundaries lie. Parents may disagree and argue about what should be done, losing credibility with their teens in the process. Sometimes parents may feel the need to seek help from mental health professionals – for their teens, for the whole family or for themselves.
Employment services are important to people looking for work and those looking to employ. A good career professional needs the passion and skills to find and place the right person in the right job, and when they do so, they not only satisfy the employer and employee;s needs, buty can also have a very positive and ongoing impact on the workplace they are servicing.
Read more to understand the scope and nature of the work carried out by a career professional.
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