Crisis Intervention for behavioral or mental health crisis Response within 45 minutes of contact, either by phone or face to face for crisis assessment. Develop a Crisis Safety Plan, connect and coordinate with behavioral and mental health providers in the community and follow-up.
Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)
Stabilize child and divert youth from more restrictive and expensive interventions (hospitalization, residential treatment)
QIC Target Group
General - 3
QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels
LEVEL 6: General Population
QIC level of Evidence
LEVEL 5: Better Practice
Intervention Web Site/URL
Tim Marshall, LCSW, Dept. of Children and Families
Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut
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