crisis management application

James (2013) summarizes that “crisis is a perception or experiencing of an event or situation as an intolerable difficulty that exceeds the person’s current resources and coping mechanisms” (p. 8). There are many theories and models of crisis. Counselor educators categorize these theories as basic, expanded, applied, and eclectic. In particular, an ecosystemic theory of crisis, developed by Bronfenbrenner, is also beginning to emerge as a notable theory. Bronfenbrenner’s ecosystemic theory takes a distinctive look at the ways in which a crisis can affect communities, regions, and entire nations, as well as how crises can slowly spread across continents. An ecosystemic crisis not only affects those individuals who directly experience the catastrophe, but can also produce potential victims who may vicariously experience the crisis.

To prepare for this Discussion:

Review Chapters 1 and 17 in your course text, Crisis Intervention Strategies, and think about the strengths and limitations of the various crisis theories offered.
Then consider which theories you think are the most relevant to crisis management and response.
Review the article, “Toward a Taxonomy of Disaster and Crisis Theories” to develop an understanding of administrative theory in crisis planning.
Think about the ways in which basic, expanded, applied, and eclectic crisis theories fit into crisis management and response, and where and when Maslow’s hierarchical theory can be applied to understanding crises responses.
Select two of the crisis theories you read about this week that you believe are the most relevant to crisis management and response and think about the strengths and limitations of each.

With these thoughts in mind:

Post by Day 4 a brief description of the two crisis theories you selected and explain why you believe these theories are the most relevant to crisis management and response. Then analyze the strengths and limitations of each of the two crisis theories you selected.

Note: Put the names of the two theories you selected in the first line of your post. You will be asked to respond to a colleague who chose at least one different theory than you did.

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more