Role of the Counselor in Crisis Response&nbspPart 1 InterviewC

Role of the Counselor in Crisis Response Part 1: InterviewContact a professional individual to interview, in person or on the telephone,  who knows of an existing crisis response plan. Identify the person you interview and their specific job or role, such as crisis counselor or a member of the Red Cross or Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), or therapists who work with victims of PTSD or are involved in CISD, and arrange an interview. Once you arrange a personal interview, develop a set of open-ended questions that will allow you to gain a clear and complete picture of the plan as it currently exists. (See the sample interview questions provided within the assignment.)Ask your interviewee to give you a specific example of an actual crisis and the details of the various roles that are involved in the plan that is utilized, including any mental health professional. Examine what you are told by the interviewee, and compare it to the identified elements recommended for response plans in the Mental Health All-Hazards Disaster Planning Guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS, 2003), provided in the Resources.Part 2: Description and AnalysisDescribe and analyze a counselor’s role and responsibilities in a crisis response. Summarize the responsibilities of the counselor within the mental health component of the crisis response system in order to identify the type of necessary training for the role of the counselor.To successfully complete this project, you will be expected to do the following:Compare and contrast the elements of a real-world example of an emergency management plan, obtained through your personal interview of a professional in the field, to the elements identified in the course studies, particularly the Mental Health All-Hazards Disaster Planning Guidance (USDHHS, 2003), provided in the Resources.Summarize the responsibilities of the counselor, including the professional role, functions, and relationships as a member of a crisis response plan during a local, regional, or national crisis, disaster, or other trauma-causing event (CACREP, 2016).Describe in detail the specific skills and knowledge required by a counselor in order to function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary emergency management response team.Describe the types of training a counselor requires to develop the required skills and knowledge relevant to emergency management.Exhibit proficiency in effective, credible academic writing and critical thinking skills. Note: A template for your APA formatted paper is included in the assignment Resources. Please use the template to present the assignment criteria in an organized way. The headings guide you to the criteria, and the details that are included describe what is necessary to complete the assignment to a Distinguished  degree.Template for paper:Abstract Thereis no indent on an abstract. An abstract is a paragraph thatsummarizes the most important parts of the entire paper. It brieflyallows your reader to quickly obtain an overview of your writing. Itis an accurate reflection of the purpose and content of the textwritten in clear and concise language within the limit of 150 to 250words. Role of theCounselor in Emergency Management Teams Includethe title of your paper centered at the top of the page, not bolded;it is not considered a heading. This first section is your paper’sintroduction. Note that it doesnothave a heading (Introduction); its position at the beginning of thebody of the paper implies that it is the introduction. In the body ofyour paper, indent the first line of each paragraph. As always, usedouble spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, and 1.0 margins allaround the page layout.  Please cite your textbook and at least 4articles throughout the paper.  For the purposes of this assignment,simply replace this text with a brief paragraph in your own wordsintroducing the topic and informing the reader of the organization ofthe paper. Interviewwith an Emergency Professional  Inthis section of the paper, provide a summary of the interview youconducted with a professional in your community who has knowledge ofan emergency plan. Please do not provide a transcript, but rather adescriptive narrative.  The individual will giveyou a specific example of an actual crisis and the details of thevarious roles that are involved in the plan, including mental healthprofessionals.  Comparison with the Mental HealthAll-Hazards Planning Guidance Examinewhat the interviewee tells you and compare it to the identifiedelements recommended for response plans in the MentalHealth All-Hazards Disaster Planning Guidance,from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS, 2003),provided in the Assignment’s Resources.(See the Planning Guidance’s APPENDIX A: ELEMENTS OF AN ALL-HAZARDSSTATE DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH PLAN). Support your discussion withadditional professional literature published within the past 10years.  CounselorResponsibilities in Emergency Management Inthis section of the paper, summarize the responsibilities of thecounselor, including the professional role, functions, andrelationships as a member of an interdisciplinary emergencymanagement response team during a local, regional, or nationalcrisis, disaster, or other trauma-causing event. Skills,Knowledge, and Training Required for Crisis Counselors  Describein detail the specific skills and knowledge required by a counselorin order to function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinaryemergency management response team.Supportyour discussion with examples and relevant information from theprofessional literature.  Describethe types of training a counselor requires to acquire the skills andknowledge relevant to emergency responding. References Citeyour textbook in addition to at least 4 scholastic articles. Thereference below provides an example citation for an article.   Appendix A Interview Questions 1. Listthe questions you used in your interview. 2. 3.    Assignment 2Counselor Advocacy for Crisis Intervention PlansResources Describe the role of counselors as advocates for the care of people in their communities.  What are some ways that counselors can advocate for the development of crisis intervention, prevention and emergency management plans within their community?  Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas and incorporate the professional literature as support.