Flashcards in Danger to Self / DV / Conservatorship Deck (14):
The first thing I need to do when client indicates possibility of "danger to self"
Assess risk of self-harm
What TWO factors I need to assess in "danger to self" situation?
What do I need to do when client is "danger to self"?
1. Increase frequency of contact between sessions.
2. Refer to a psychiatrist
3. Consult with other professional and document it.
Domestic Violence is NOT -
When would a child's witnessing DV becomes CPS reportable?
1. When there is unjustifiable mental suffering after witnessing multiple times.
2. When a child suffers physical injury.
When an elderly is a victim of DV, report it as ?
In DV case, it is a standard of care for a therapist to ?
provide resource for shelter / hotline.
When there is DV, do not provide ? therapy.
couple - provide individual therapy instead
Conservatorship is only for people with ? so severe that they cannot provide ?
mental illness / DD
basic needs (food, shelter, health, clothing)
Who decides if conservatorship is needed?
A licensed professional (psychiatrist, MI professional), NOT family
Conservator and patient share the right to ?
make decision about health care
If conservator wants patient to have treatment but patient does NOT want it, ?
The conservator cannot force treatment.
If a conservator wants to participate in patient's therapy session, therapist should ?
discuss pros and cons with patient of having conservator attends therapy