Individual Counseling/Counseling Communication Skills
Initial post: Your supervisor asks you to see a critical client who is high risk for harming others. He is a 25 year old veteran who is starting to show signs of aggression in your office when he talks about his 18 year old ex-fianc? who just left him for his best friend. You are going to open this case and need to explain to the client the limits of confidentiality and Tarasoff law.
Discuss the limits of confidentiality and Tarasoff law with this client and why they are important.
How will you present this information to the client? Explain one way you would approach each of these legal issues.
If he is unable to get his aggression under control, what might be your course of action?
Identify one ethical issue in this case. Explain one way you would approach the ethical issue.