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What does the S stand for in S.A.U.L.S. H.A.R.M ?
(Safety Red Flags)

Suspects abuse

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What does the A stand for in S.A.U.L.S. H.A.R.M ?
(Safety Red Flags)

Abuse

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What does the U stand for in S.A.U.L.S. H.A.R.M ?
(Safety Red Flags)

Unexplained marks or bruises

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What does the L stand for in S.A.U.L.S. H.A.R.M ?
(Safety Red Flags)

Life threatening issues

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What does the S stand for in S.A.U.L.S. H.A.R.M ?
(Safety Red Flags)

Suicidal references/thoughts/plan

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What does the H stand for in S.A.U.L.S. H.A.R.M ?
(Safety Red Flags)

Homicidal references/thoughts/plans

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What does the A stand for in S.A.U.L.S. H.A.R.M ?
(Safety Red Flags)

Alcohol/drugs --> recent increase

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What does the R stand for in S.A.U.L.S. H.A.R.M ?
(Safety Red Flags)

Real intent/plan

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What does the M stand for in S.A.U.L.S. H.A.R.M ?
(Safety Red Flags)

Multiple recent losses

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What is the FIRST thing you should do for a domestic violence?

Develop a safety plan, educate client on domestic violence situations

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What should a SW do if the client makes a suicidal reference/thought/ideation?

Ex: Client says: I want to end my life

Assess/Clarify the suicidal reference

Thought/Ideation

Ex: Assess for suicide

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What should a SW do if the client suffered multiple/recent losses?

Ex: Client loses job, apartment, family member

Assess/Clarify for suicide risk

Ex: Assess for suicide/depression

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What should a SW do if the client has increased alcohol/drug intake?

Ex: Client drinks more alcohol due to recent loss

Assess/Clarify for suicide risk

Ex: Assess for suicide/depression

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What should a SW do if the client has homicidal thoughts/ideations

Ex: Client says: I want to kill my neighbor

Assess/Clarify threat

Ex: Clarify if there is a real intent

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What should a SW do if the client has a real intent/plan?

Take action to save a life

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What should a SW do if the client has a suicide plan/intent?

Ex: Client says I will take all my meds

911, ER, PSYCH ER, Mobile Crisis

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What should a SW do if the client has a homicidal plan/intent?

Ex: Client says he will kill the neighbor with his gun

Duty to warn neighbor

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What should a SW do if the client suspects abuse (emotional, physical, sexual, neglect)

Ex: You notice unexplained bruises on an Elder

MUST report to authorities

Ex: report the abuse to CPS

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What should a SW do if the client has unexplained marks/bruises?

Ex: You notice unexplained bruises on an Elder

MUST report to proper authorities

Ex; Report bruises to APS

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Life Threatening Situation

Take action that saves a life

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What steps (3) should a SW take when working with a victim of domestic violence?

1) Develop a safety plan with the client
2) Educate client on domestic violence situations
3) Provide information regarding domestic violence to client