Decision-Making Skills: Scenario 2

Your response Response example
Was this response problematic with regard to ethics, professionalism, or the client’s treatment program?

Yes, with regards to both ethics and professionalism.

Yes. Confidentiality was not maintained and predicting outcomes is also an ethical concern. Also, forecasting outcomes damages credibility and rapport with the caregivers.
When/how might feedback be delivered by the supervisor?

Immediately, meeting supervisee face to face.

During the supervision meeting the supervisor might review the ethics codes that were violated and provide modeling/rehearsal/feedback of how to respond in that situation for the future
What types of additional training might improve this supervisee’s performance?

review ethics code ad re-visit scenario that happened with supervisee. Discuss other ways the situation could have been handled while remaining in compliance with the ethical code and maintaining confidentiality. Also review hypothetical scenarios and practice maintaining the ethical code.

HIPAA rules, how to respond to difficult questions, how to approach unexpected scenarios in the field, limitations of forecasting outcomes