HSV 400 quiz 5
One might argue that taking a(n) _____________________perspective not only raises practitioners’ anxiety but encourages them to focus on avoiding risks to themselves rather than focusing on their ethical obligations and the potential risks to clients.
James is in court facing drug-related charges and his therapist was subpoenaed to testify in court regarding any discriminating evidence concerning the case. His therapist came to court but refused to answer questions regarding the case or produce James’s records. The therapist used the following legal concept to protect himself from forced disclosure:
__________ , as a matter of law, refers to the constitutional right of an individual to decide the time, place, manner, and extent of sharing oneself with others.
It is illegal and unethical for a therapist to disclose confidential information when:
Ethical guidelines regarding confidentiality require that counselors do not:
Susan is quite distressed after finding out that her husband has been unfaithful and tells her counselor that she is so angry that she feels like killing him. Upon hearing this, the counselor needs to:
The California court’s ruling that requires that therapists breach confidentiality in cases where the general welfare and safety of others is involved is a result of the:
The law is:
_________________ in a Supreme Court decision ruled that communications between licensed psychotherapists and their clients are privileged and therefore protected from forced disclosure in cases arising under federal law.
Jolene tells her counselor that she is depressed about the break-up of her relationship and “just wishes she could go to sleep and never wake up.” In this case, the counselor needs to:
The following would be an ineffective way of managing a client’s suicidal ideation:
Two processes that offer safeguards against malpractice liability in suicidal cases are:
Schools that receive federal funding are generally bound by the provisions of the
According to the Tarasoff decision, the therapist does not:
Privileged communication does not apply in cases of:
An African-American woman was interacting with her child in a domestic abuse shelter where she is over-heard to say to her child “Keep touching that and I’m going to whoop you.” The social worker that heard this statement should:
abuse in another culture and not reportable until it is determined that the child is in danger.
A single father reports that he had too much to drink and harshly spanked his three-year old son when he wouldn’t stop screaming. The father feels terrible about the incident and asks his counselor to get some help for him so that it will never happen again. Acting on the highest level of ethical functioning, the counselor would:
A counselor working in an AIDS-related case:
_____________________________, which is rooted in a client’s______________, is at the core of effective therapy.
In the case of disclosing confidential information when working with an HIV-positive client, several writers state that the therapist has a duty to protect when the following condition exists:
Laws regarding confidentiality in school counseling:
Which of the following is not identified in the text as a guideline for counselors using the telephone?
In Chapter 6, a six-step ethical practice model for protecting confidentiality rights that places legal mandates in an ethical context is presented. The six steps include all except
The major type(s) of elder abuse is/are:
In ________________________ the court expanded the practitioner’s duty to warn those in danger to include the circumstance in which a family member communicates to a mental health practitioner a belief that the client poses a risk of grave bodily injury to another person.