Decision-Making Skills: Scenario 2

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

if there is not consent to share information with the clients grandmother it should not be shared

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?

provide immediate feedback outlining consent of sharing information

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 of consent to release information

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