Decision-Making Skills: Scenario 3

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

All of the above

Yes. 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?

You can not take a chance and escalate a child to practice anything

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?

Ethics, coping skills

Professional decision-making using practice scenarios; Review of safety procedures when working with clients who engage in SIB and safety on community outings