Flashcards in Danger to Others Deck (8)
Two duty in "danger to others"
Duty to Protect (Tarasoff)
Duty to Report
When do I need to contact a potential victim? (Duty to Protect) 2
When a client expresses clear plan/threat of PHYSICAL VIOLENCE (not vandalizing property).
When someone who knows the client share knowledge of a plan.
When is "duty to report" triggered?
when a client communicates a "serious threat of physical violence against a reasonably identifiable victim."
The duty to report mandates a licensed therapist to report to ? within ? hours
local law enforcement within 24 hours
Duty to protect may involve:
-intended victim and law enforcement
If a client threatens school shooting, who would be the potential victims?
If a client makes a vague threat(e.g. I will do whatever it takes), what do I do?
do full/further assessment to get more specifics