NCMHCE Dangerousness and Abuse

NCMHCE Dangerousness and Abuse
NCMHCE Exam Review

 
 
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Summary
– It is imperative for clinicians to be prepared for dealing with clients who may be violent or in abusive situations
– Know your ethical imperatives regarding mandatory reporting.
– Get additional training on safety practices for working with victims of abuse
– If confronted with a call from someone who is in crisis but not your client, it is your responsibility to provide initial triage and assist the individual in getting to safety.
Test Taking Tips
– Sally is a 25 year old graduate student who was recently raped. She was referred to you by victim services. Her father, a doctor, whom she is estranged from calls your office wondering how Sally is doing
– What information do you need to make a diagnosis
Test Taking Tips
– What are possible diagnoses
– GAD, ASD, PTSD, MDD, Adjustment Disorder
– What information do you need to make a diagnosis
Test Taking Tips
– You determine that Sally has Acute Stress Disorder.
– Which of the following would be appropriate referrals
Test Taking Tips
– You determine that Sally has Acute Stress Disorder.
– Which of the following would be appropriate to monitor progress-