Crossing the Line, the legal and ethical position when treating those at risk of offending, is aimed at counsellors and psychotherapists who do not usually work with forensic clients, but may find themselves faced with one unexpectedly, or whose current client subsequently discloses walking close to, or crossing, a legal line. What should you do? Through a series of case studies, this day aims to give confidence in dealing appropriately with the situation.
Date: 04/04/2019 at 9:30am End date: 04/04/2019 at 4:00pm Venue: Quakers Meeting House, 38 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PS Trainer: Dr Andrew Smith
The aims of this course are:
* Help the therapist have confidence in managing and dealing with an unexpected legal situation
* Review assessment and containment procedures
* Know the principals of client and self-care
* Understand the ethical and legal issues of confidentiality and disclosure requirements
Objectives: By the end of the day, the delegate will be able to:
* List the necessary information required for an assessment
* Understand appropriate referral procedures
* Undertake a personal risk assessment in which to work
* Discuss the ethical and legal issues relating to confidentiality
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