Clinical Intervention Helping the Client Who Does Not Wish to Be Helped

 

GOALS & OBJECTIVES

 

PURPOSE OF PRESENTATION (GOALS):
To provide the treatment professional with an effective tool for preventing their inpatient and outpatient client from departing against clinical advise or having to be therapeutically discharged. Discussed will be the best methods for implementation of the intervention with regards to the individual clients needs and specific assets available for conducting the intervention.

COURSE CONTENT AND DESCRIPTION:
A step by step guide for the treatment professional in appropriate intervening upon the treatment resistant client. In depth discussion will be conducted on steps that must be taken by the professional prior to conducting clinical intervention to proper preparation of intervention team and what must be done to assure optimal likelihood of success.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS (VIDEO USE, ETC.):
Didactic presentation and group / experiential discussion

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (LISTED NUMERICALLY)

  • Self check for the professional

  • Pre-intervention work with the client

  • Deciding when to proceed with intervention

  • Selecting the Intervention team

  • Intervention Team Action

  • When Help is Refused

  • Caution & Worst Case Scenarios

  • Concluding the Intervention

  • Managing the Crisis

DIDACTIC PRESENTATION TIME:
4 Hours

EXPERIENTIAL PRESENTATION TIME:
2 Hours