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1

The first thing I need to do when client indicates possibility of "danger to self"

Assess risk of self-harm

2

What TWO factors I need to assess in "danger to self" situation?

Plans
Means

3

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.

4

Domestic Violence is NOT -

mandatory reportable

5

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.

6

When an elderly is a victim of DV, report it as ?

elder abuse

7

In DV case, it is a standard of care for a therapist to ?

provide resource for shelter / hotline.

8

When there is DV, do not provide ? therapy.

couple - provide individual therapy instead

9

Conservatorship is only for people with ? so severe that they cannot provide ?

mental illness / DD
basic needs (food, shelter, health, clothing)

10

Who decides if conservatorship is needed?

A licensed professional (psychiatrist, MI professional), NOT family

11

Conservator and patient share the right to ?

make decision about health care

12

If conservator wants patient to have treatment but patient does NOT want it, ?

The conservator cannot force treatment.

13

If a conservator wants to participate in patient's therapy session, therapist should ?

discuss pros and cons with patient of having conservator attends therapy

14

Conservator does not have an ? to records of patient.

immediate access