Throughout the course, various theories and concepts related to assessment of emergency and crisis situations will be presented. The purpose of this assignment is to provide an opportunity for learners to demonstrate the ability to analyze crisis and emergency situations, applying appropriate assessment, intervention, and treatment plan options in practical scenarios, articulating clear rationale for the decisions made.
To complete Case Vignette assume you are in the role and case study scenario described below.
- ROLE: First Responder Crisis Management Team Supervisor.
- CASE STUDY: You and your team are responding to one of the school shootings in the chart below.
Infoplease. (2008). Time line of recent worldwide school shootings. Retrieved May 17, 2008 from, http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0777958.html
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In responding to the case presented, implement the following:
- Select one of the shooting incidents as a focus.
- Research and investigate the selected tragedy.
- Provide a synopsis of the situation’s key events and characteristics.
- Outline your assessment and courses of action.
- Describe a single-session intervention with a parent of a student, with a witness/survivor, or with a First Responder having difficulty with the event while on the scene.
- Describe and outline long-term treatment goals, objectives, plan and expected outcome for the individual.
- Describe your plan for debriefing co-workers and a plan for self-debriefing and self-care following the tragedy.
Include a minimum 7 to 8 pages, not including APA formatted required title and reference pages; submit APA style in-text citations throughout the work as well.
The basic parts of a paper should also be included; these are the opening, introduction section, with a precise thesis statement, the body of the paper with clear, discernable headings formatted to APA style levels of heading where appropriate, and a conclusion that restates the thesis and summarizes the major points of the entire paper.
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ for general APA formatting information and for formatting help on many topics.
Analysis of Case
50 points possible
Student provides a thorough analysis of the assigned case, critically evaluating each component, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of related theory and concepts.
Student analyzes the assigned case, evaluating most components, demonstrating an adequate understanding of related theory and concepts.
Student provides a marginal analysis of the assigned case, demonstrating an acceptable understanding of related theory and concepts.
The work does not reflect an acceptable analysis of the assigned case.
50 points possible
Student identifies and explains selected assessment, intervention, and treatment methods, each of which is aligned with identified parameters of the case.
Student identifies and explains selected assessment, intervention, and treatment methods, alignment with case parameters may not be present.
Student identifies selected methods, these may not be explained or aligned with the case parameters.
The work does not include application practical application of assessment, intervention, and treatment methods.
20 possible points
Course materials and other scholarly sources are used to support assertions.
Course materials are used to support some assertions in the work.
Assertions in the work are not supported by evidence.
Work is based upon opinion only.
15 possible points
Work is presented in a logical and coherent way. Writing is clear, articulate, and error free.
Work is grammatically sound with a few minor errors.
Work contains frequent grammatical errors.
Significant grammatical errors within the work severely affect the readability.
15 possible points
APA formatting is complete, with all required paper elements accurately noted.
APA formatting is complete with some minor errors.
Work contains incomplete and inaccurate APA formatting.
Work contains no formatting.
150 possible points