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Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Social Work


This paper is a review of the literature on mobile crisis services and other forms of modern crisis intervention services. It is the first part of a larger project, termed the North Central West Virginia Crisis Study. The purpose of this literature review is to identify recent published literature on crisis services, with particular attention to crisis response services. No attempt has been made to survey the voluminous literature on crisis intervention practice skills and techniques.

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This study was originally done for Valley Community Mental Health Center in Morgantown, with support from the West Virginia State office of Mental Health.



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