|Your response||Response example|
|Is this an ethics violation?||No||2.02 – The trainee did not act in the client’s best interest when he took the client out alone|
|Was this response problematic with regard to professionalism or the client’s treatment program?||
The staff member used a teachable moment. While the outcome was not what was desired I believed they attempted to maintain professionalism
|The trainee took a risk by not intervening sooner and did not have a plan for how to respond when the behavior escalated. Most importantly, the trainee should not have been in the community alone with a client that responds to loud noises with behavioral escalations.|
|When/how might feedback be delivered by the supervisor?||
During a supervision meeting the supervisor should review the situation with the staff member going over what was done correctly and what could have been done differently.
|Immediately to correct the error in judgement that lead to a safety risk for the client|
|What types of additional training might improve this trainee’s performance?||
a review of the coping skills and de-escalation strategies.
|Professional decision-making using practice scenarios; Review of safety procedures when working with clients who engage in SIB and safety on community outings|