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Settings for Crisis Coach Interventions

In hospital settings;

Grief coaches and crisis coaches work in many settings in which they see people in crisis. Hospitalizations are often stressful for patients and their families and are precipitating causes of crises. The patient who becomes demanding or withdrawn or the spouse who becomes bothersome to the nursing staff is a possible candidate for crisis intervention. The diagnosis of an illness, the limitations imposed on activities and change in body image because of surgery can all be threats that may precipitate a situational crisis. Simply the stress of being dependent on nurses for care can precipitate a crisis for the hospitalized patients.Nurses who work in obstetric, paediatric, geri