When handling a crisis, disaster, traumas, and violence, being able to communicate with the individual calmly and obtain all information that can help with moving on to a plan that can assist them in getting them the help they need.
A person that experiences the loss of a friend or family due to war violence can gain hate toward the subject that was involved with the incident. A person can also get PTSD because of the trauma that has become part of their lives. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be seen in people’s lives today because of the 9/11 attack on the United States where many Americans were killed and friends and families went overseas to fight in a war that has brought trauma and violence to their homes. Physical reactions that a person may have is aggression, hostile, anxiety and psychological reactions would be hatred, nightmares, PTSD, and hallucinations are some of what a person would feel.
The ways that a person can be helped is by asking them how are they feeling about the situation. Some people may talk about it and others may not so asking questions about their past to get information about background can help. Asking the person about what symptoms that they may be having and when they are having them can give you an understanding if the symptoms are PTSD or another diagnosis.
Openly communicate and be honest with a client because they will gain trust and will be open as well. I would advise the individual by giving them options because of their symptoms of help like counseling, getting evaluated for a diagnosis like PTSD and possible get medication to help. That is why it is very important to get all the symptoms and reactions that a person is doing to better find their needs and get them the help.
An individual that suffers from these types of situations can be difficult to help if they are not willing to communicate with others that are why it is important to ask questions that can help them open up and trust a person to get the...