Crisis Response Portfolio
Crisis Response Portfolio
Provide an introduction to your overall Crisis Response Portfolio.
Include a copy of your resume. This should be limited to 1 full page.
Part 1: Roles and Responsibilities
Discuss specific ethical responsibilities of a professional counselor working in a crisis situation. Support with your code of ethics and other resources.
Discuss legal considerations and mandated reporting criteria identified by your state. Note: This information can be found at https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/systemwide/laws-policies/state/
State Requirements and Protocols for Emergency Response Team (ERT).
Provide state requirements and protocols for the Emergency Response Team in your state. This should be in your own words as you appropriately summarize material you find.
For example, Virginia ERT: https://www.virginia.gov/services/join-a-community-emergency-response-team/
Provide brief summaries of national professional organizations and what they provide in the way of relevant resources for crisis and trauma. Include the contact information or website for the resource with a summary in your own words about the resource. For example, the Department of Veterans Affairs: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/
Part 2: Disaster Response Resources
American Red Cross.
Provide information related to your local chapter of the American Red Cross as it relates to crisis response requirements. This should be in your own words as you appropriately summarize material you find.
Local and National Community Resources.
Provide information from your local and national community resources related to disaster mental health response. Include the contact information or website for the resource with a summary in your own words about each resource.
8 Core Actions for Psychological First Aid.
Provide a detailed explanation of the 8 Core Actions in providing Psychological First Aid to crisis victims with examples for each action.
Part 3: Suicide
Discuss risk factors and any cultural considerations as they relate to suicidal clients.
Suicide Assessment Questions.
Provide suicide assessment questions you can use with future clients.
Provide an example of a safety plan you can use for a suicidal client.
State Commitment Procedures.
In your own words, provide your state commitment procedures for suicidal or homicidal clients. Be sure to appropriately cite where you accessed this information.
Provide brief summaries of local and national professional resources for suicidal clients and surviving family members. Include the contact information or website for the resource with a summary in your own words about the resource.
Part 4: Sexual Assault and Violence
Create a safety plan for the client in the case conceptualization from this module’s assignment.
Provide a brief summary of local and national community organizations that provide resources for sexual assault and interpersonal violence. Include the contact information or website for the resource with a summary in your own words about each resource.