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Scioto Paint Valley MHC./Crisis Center
4449 S.R. 159
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
Crisis Intervention is geared toward working with people in immediate crisis. Generally speaking, these people have tunnel vision and are stuck in wanting immediate resolution and are expecting someone to solve their problems. They are problem oriented and tend to see themselves as having no abilities to solve the crisis at hand. The trained paraprofessionals feel the intense pressure to help everyone requesting services.-
The Solution Focused Intervention is change oriented and is focused on the problem at hand. This process encourages
clients to utilize their own strengths and helps the client move from a problem oriented focus to a solution oriented focus.
This intervention is based on small changes brings about further changes. When clients are able to see some difference they
begin to value their own coping skills.
The goals of this workshop are: