Decision-Making Skills: Scenario 4

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


No, the response indicated good judgement
When/how might feedback be delivered by the supervisor?

Next supervision meeting discuss the situation and if a substitute is involved, ask that they be informed of the student’s plan in learning and when behaviour occurs.

The supervisor might praise the trainee for the response and explain the ways in which the situation could have worsened if she didn’t take action.
What types of additional training might improve this trainee’s performance?

Discuss with substitute ahead of time of successful and effective strategies when interacting with student and what the plan is when behaviour occurs.

The supervisor might initiate opportunities for the trainee to provide training to others. The supervisor can use modeling/rehearsal/feedback to prepare the trainee for training others.