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Jeffo's Achievements

Jeffo completed on 2018.08.09:
JeffoLVL 32

Learn Something

Custom achievement

Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex
- report any case of client-therapis sexual exploitation as soon as possible cause there are time constraints
- inform patients about bill of rights
- guide them to the best reporting option and discuss benefits/risks

Administrative Action - file a compliant against the therapist licensing board by writing a letter or online. Depending on violation, therapist licensure can be revoked or suspended. Revoked means they can't practice anymore. An accusation of sexual exploitation against a therapist cannot be filed more than 10 years after the alleged incidents. Any other accusations cannot be filed after 7
Professional Associtation Action - file a complaint against the ethics committee board of the therapist's professional associtation. Benefit is that they will be removed from their associtation and let other members know about their unethical behaviors. Risk is that it doens't stop them fro practicing. Therapist has the potential to keep hamring
Civil Action - file a civil lawsuit ASAP cause the timing laws
Criminial Action - file a criminal complaint by contacting your local law enforcement . Benefit is that if found guilty (if 1st time offense w/only 1 victim)

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
  • TAL +20
  • ENV +22
  • CUL +20
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.09:
JeffoLVL 32

Learn Something New

Custom achievement

Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex
- let them know that it is best to report any cases of therapist-client sexual exploitation asap cause there are time constraints
- inform patients about their bill of rights
- guide them to the best options of reporting and discuss benefits/risks

Administrative Action - file a complaint online or written form against the therapist's licensing board. depending on violation, licensure may be revoked/suspended. Revoked means therapist can't practice again. An accusation of sexual exploitation against a therapist cannot be filed 10 years after the alleged incidents. Any other accusations cannot be filed again after 7 years
Professional Associtation Action - file complaint against the ethics committee of therapist's professional action. benefit is that they are removed from the associtation and the other members are known. Risk is that they might still practice somewhere else and harm others
Civil Action - file a civil lawsuit with attorney asap since civil laws timeline are different. benefit is that you can get $ from the damages done from therapist. Risk is that the clients don't always win and that it can take years. most cases need to be filed 1 year after the civil conducted
Criminal Action - file a complaint with local enforcement. law will conduct investigation. benefit is if found guilty they will be charged with misdemanor (1st offense with victim) and felomy (more than 1 time) and serve jail time. Risk is that the authority to take action stops after 1 year afted the alleged action

Patient's Bill of Rights
- request information about the therapist
- written information about fees
- recieve respectful treatment
- safe environment
- ask questions about therapy
- refuse to answer questions or disclose personal information
- know limits of confidentiality
- know if there are any supervisor/supervisee/other parties that are discussing your case
- refuse a particular treatment

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
  • CUL +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.09:
JeffoLVL 32

Learn Something New

Custom achievement

Gender-sensitive therapy - helps both men and women move beyond the stereotyped roles
- be aware of stereotypes
- move beyond stereotyped gender roles
- individuals are empowered to choose roles

Feminist Therapy
- focuses on gender and power in relationship
- committed to challenge inequality
- traditional gender roles are challenged

Factors that make group work successful
- skilled leaders
- appropriately referred members
- defined goals

- skilled leaders
- appropriately referred members
-defined goals

- skilled leaders
- appropriately referred members
- defined goals

group therapy
- skilled leaders
- appropriately referred members
- defined goals

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
  • TAL +16
  • ENV +22
  • CUL +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.09:
JeffoLVL 32

Psychology

Custom achievement

Report any sexual activities
- minor is under 14 and partner is above 14
- 14 or 15 and partner is 10 year old or older

Report intercourse
- minor is under 14 and partner is above 14
- 14 or 15 and 21+

  • +2000XP
  • INT +33
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.09:
JeffoLVL 32

Psychology

Custom achievement

Supervision contract
- supervisor's background
- supervisee's responsibilities
- policies pertaining to confidnetiality and privacy
- documentation
- risks nad benefits

Vicarious Liability
- pertains to the responsibility of the supervisee due to professional relationship of their supervisor
- supervisors become liable and responsibile for supervisee's decision

Direct Liability
- can happen when supervisors are the primary cause of harm

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
Jeffo

Jeffo leveled up to lvl 32!

Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 32

Psychology

Custom achievement

Supervisor competence
- competent supervisors must effectively deal with trainees
- have in-depth knowledge

Effective supervisors demonstrate the four A
- Availbility
- Accessibility
- Ability
- Affability

Ability
Accessibility
Affability
Availability

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

6 stage models that MFT develop (takes approximately 5 years)
- Anticipation - new therapists learn that they will be working with clients and supervisors
- Dependence - novice therapists depend on supervisor for answers
- Dependency -> independence - continue dependence but slowly move towards being more individualistic
- Taking charge of the session
- Sense of identity/independence
- Sense of congeniality and calm

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

4 elements of community counseling
- direct client services
- indirect client services
- direct community services
- indirect community services

direct clients services
- outreach to population who may be at risk for developing mental health problems
- involves reaching out to school/communiities that are receptive to help

indirect client services
- client and advocacy
- work with groups ratehr than for groups

diret community services
- preventive educational programs geared at the population at the large
- life planning workshops, classes, seminars
- focuses on prevention

indirect community services
- strive to change the social environment that deal with physical and mental problems by influencing public policy
- can be at local, state and national level

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Hartl - inappropriate client's behavior
- consider client's motivation on two dimension
- intentional/uninteional - affilitative/distancing
- therapist's best response is to limit and shape behavior and avoid shaming clients (hard to do when emotional)
- explore where the feelings come from, they aren't attracted to you, attracted to the idae of you

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Ethical decisions on multiple relaitonships
- Risk of exploitation
- Loss of objectivity
- Harm the professional relationship

RLH
- Risk of exploitation
- Loss of objecivitiy
- Harm the professional relationship

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Learn a new word

Custom achievement

Congeniality - warm, welcoming
- The therapist had a sense of calm and congeniality

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Sexual attraction with clients
- monitor those feelings and ask yourself why in your own therapy session
- consult with supervisors
- set clear boundaries and expectations (discussed throughout the relationship)
- include boundaries in informed consent
- practice risk management

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Patient's Bill of Rights
~ Patients have a right to~:
- request information on therapist's professional capabilities, education, licensure, experience
- have written information on fees
- ask questions about therapy
- a safe environment free from physical, emotional or sexual abuse
- report unethical and illegal behavior by a therapist
- know if there are superivsors/consultant, students and others discussing the case

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Patient's Bill of Rights
- can request a therapist's professional capaibilities, education, training, experiences
- written information on fees, payment methods, # of sessions
- safe environment that will be helpful to you
- ask questions about your therapy
- request and recieve information about your progress from therapist
- know if there are other supervisors, consultants, students discussing your case
- report unethical and illegal behavior by therapist

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

APCC - Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex
- let clients know that therapist-client sexual exploitation ASAP cause of time constraint
- inform clients about their patient's bill of rights
- help clients with their decisions and discuss about all the benefits/risks in each decisions

- Administrative Action - file a complaint with compliant form (writing or online). Depending on violation, licensure can be revoked/suspended. Revoked mean they can't practice anymore. Accusation of sexual exploitation cannot be filed more than 10 years after the incident. Any other accusation is 7 years.
- Professional Association Action - File with the ethics committee board about the professional association. Benefit is that they will be removed from their associtation and let other members know about this person. Risk is that the person can practice and continue to harm people
- Civil Action - filed a civil lawsuit with an attorney ASAP. Benefit is that get $$$ for damages done by therapist and risk is that it can take years. Most lawsuit needs to be filed 1 year after the incident and that patients don't always win
- Criminal Action - file a criminal complaint with the local law enforcement office. Law will begin investigation and they can be charged with misdemeanor (1st time with1 victim) or felony and serve jail time A risk is the agency's authority is expired 1 year after alleged incident

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Social relationship with clients
- By becoming socially involved...
1. therapists may not be as challenge as they need to be with clients (due to a desire of being liked and accepted)
2. counselors own needs are mixed together with the clients (objectivity lost)
3. counselors are at greater risk of exploiting clients due to the power dispaity (power)

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Gift-giving/bartering
- gift can be accept if it's appropriate and insubstantial value
- therapist's responsibility is to consider the meaning of the gift
- take cultural values into consideration
- if refuse the gift, can harm the theraputic relationship

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Small community
- Therapists can minimize risks and practice ethically/professional by the following steps:
1. Obtain informed consent
2. Document thoroughly
3. Set clear boundaries
4. Pay attention to confidentiality
5. Get involved with consultation

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Boundary crossing - a departure from commonly accepted practice that could benefit the clients
- most common is self-disclosure
- but if there is too much, client will wonder if they are being heard
- critical for therapist to know the motivation behind sharing one's personal experience and how it can benefit the theraputic session

Boundary violation - exploitation of the client on some levels, serious breach of ethical code and can result harm

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Child Development

Custom achievement

CA minor of any age can consent to:
- Pregnancy - prevent/treatment excluding sterilization
- Contraception - can receive birth control pills
- Abortion
- Rape/Assault Services - Must be an attempt to contact the parents unless they are perpertrators

CA minor 12 years old or older -
- Outpatient mental health services - 1 - minor must be able to participate intelligentibly 2 - Would do more harm without recieving treatment and a victim of incest/child abuse
- AID/HIV testing - don't have to tell parents
- Diagnosis/treatment of STI - don't have to tell parents
- Drug/Alcohol abuse treatment - may not replace narcotics abuse treatments without consent of parent's/guardians permission (any program indirectly/directly funded by Federal government, must not disclose information about minor)

  • +1055XP
  • INT +22
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

New Word

Custom achievement

HIPPA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

  • +525XP
  • INT +15
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Online counseling

Advantage
- work around the client's schedule
- make therapy available to population that are hard to reach
- seek help from their own home
- helps with people with social anxiety

Disadvantage
- lack of behavioral/non-verbal cues
- confidentiality cannot be guarenteed
- duty to protect/warn limited
- clients can misrepresent themselves

  • +675XP
  • INT +17
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Assent - implies counselor involve minor in decisions regarding their care
- and to the greatest extent that they agree to participate in the counseling process

  • +675XP
  • INT +17
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Confidentiality - client's right to privacy and core of an effective therapy
- therapists are prohibited from disclosing confidential information to third party unless mandated or permitted by law to do so

Privilege - client's right to withhold confidential information under jurisidical proceeding or court of law. The client always hold the privilege
- if client waives it, the therapist must release the information and do it in a way that the individual specifically requested

  • +600XP
  • INT +16
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Boundaries aren't always clear-cut. Always continue to consult. When considering crossing boundaries with a client, be mindful of:
- the intention is motivated by the client's needs and interest, not your own
- boundary crossing is consistent with the treatment plan
- boundary crossing is sensitive with the client's culture, history, values
- boundary crossing is documented
- boundary crossing is discussed, if possible, in advance prior to ensure understanding and avoid misunderstanding
- always consult

  • +600XP
  • INT +16
Jeffo completed on 2018.08.08:
JeffoLVL 31

Psychology

Custom achievement

Professional Therapy never include sex
- let them know that it is best to report any case of therapist-client sexual explotation asap
- inform patients about their bill of rights
- guide them to the best options of each option, their benefits/risks

1. Adminstrative Action
2. Professional Associtation action
3. Civil Action
4. Criminial Action

1. Administrative Action - file a complaint by requesting a form (write a letter). Depending on the violation, licensure may be suspended or revoked. Revoked mean they can't practice any longer. An accusation of sexual misconduct cannot be filed more than 10 years after the incident. Any other must be filed within 7 years
2. Professional Associtation Action - file to the ethic committee of the therapist's professional associtation, benefit is that it removes from their associtation and let other members know. Risk is that it doesn't stop them from continuing, can continue to harm others
3. Civil Action - file a civil lawsuit with an attorney asap, benefit is that you can get $ from the damage doned by the therapist. Risk is that go to trial and can take years. Most lawsuits must be filed within 1 year after the sexual misconduct. Patients don't always win so choose best lawyer
4. Criminal Action - file by contacting the local law enforcement. Begin investigation. Benefit is that if found guilty, they will by charged with misdemeanor (1st time offense with only 1 victim). or a felony (more than once) = jail time. A risk is the agency's authority to file after the 1 year period.

  • +525XP
  • INT +15