Crisis Services 2 NBCC Hours
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (2014). Crisis Services: Effectiveness, Cost- Effectiveness, and Funding Strategies. HHS Publication No. (SMA)-14-4848. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Course Description

The subject matter in this course is "directly and primarily related to" the NBCC Content Area, Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship, which has been specified by the NBCC Continuing Education Provider Policy as acceptable content to qualify for NBCC continuing education credit.  This course is available for ACEP home study and offers 2 NBCC Hours.


This course requires the Participant to read and understand the attached article pertaining to Crisis Services. Crisis Services are a continuum of services that are provided to individuals experiencing a psychiatric emergency. The primary goal of these services is to stabilize and improve psychological symptoms of distress and to engage individuals in an appropriate treatment service to address the problem that led to the crisis. This Course outlines the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and funding strategies of these services.


In Crisis Services: Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Funding Strategies, Participants will evaluate various crisis services by analyzing their respective clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and funding strategies. Participants will also utilize case studies to explore the different approaches states are taking in order to effectively and efficiently fund crisis services. 


This course is designed to afford mental health professionals, social workers, substance abuse professionals, child welfare workers, healthcare professionals, psychologists, or certified addiction specialists, with information and empirically supported assessments of the current state of Crisis Services.

Learning Objectives
  • To be familiar with the evidence on the effectiveness of the following types of crisis services: 23-hour crisis stabilization/observation beds; short term crisis residential services and crisis stabilization; mobile crisis services; 24/7 crisis hotlines; warm lines; psychiatric advance directive statements; and peer crisis services

  • To understand the economic impact of crisis services

  • To recognize the many sources and methods employed in funding crisis services

  • To analyze case studies in order to determine the value of employing collaborative funding with crisis services

  • To learn how the states differ with respect to the forms of crisis services provided, the infrastructure for delivering crisis services, the types of collaboration with state agencies and other stakeholders and sources of funding for crisis services

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