In 750-1,000 words, consider the case of Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California to answer the following: Discuss why the case is important to mental health clinicians.Describe the violenc

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In 750-1,000 words, consider the case of Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California to answer the following:

  1. Discuss why the case is important to mental health clinicians.
  2. Describe the violence risk assessment instruments a clinician might use to meet the requirements provided for in Tarasoff.
  3. Discuss if a clinician should be held civilly liable for violent behavior of an inmate the clinician assessed.

Provide three to five peer reviewed resources to support your explanations.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

In 750-1,000 words, consider the case of Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California to answer the following: Discuss why the case is important to mental health clinicians.Describe the violenc
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In t h is c a se , a s tu den t k ille d a n oth er p ers o n a fte r o pen in g u p h is i n te n tio n s t o d o s o t w o m on th s ea rlie r t o a p sy ch olo gis t w ho t h e U niv ers it y o f C alif o rn ia e m plo y ed . T his p ro fe ssio n al h ad a sk ed univ ers it y p olic e t o d eta in t h e s tu den t, b u t a fte r a f e w d ay s, h e w as r e le a se d a fte r a p pea rin g t o b e ra tio n al. S uperio r p sy ch olo gis ts h ad o rd ere d t h at t h ere s h ou ld b e n o f u rth er d eta in m en t o f stu den ts t h at s h ou ld t a k e p la ce ( K nap p & V an deC re ek , 1 98 2). The C ou rt o f C alif o rn ia h as i n co rre ctly a ssu m ed t h at p eo ple w ork in g w it h m en ta l p ro fe ssio n als sh ou ld a lw ay s a ccu ra te ly p re d ic t v io le n t b eh av io r a n d e sta b lis h c le a r p re d ic to rs o f t h ese dan gero u s b eh av io rs ( D ow ns, 2 01 5). I m porta n ce o f t h e c a se o f Tera so ff v s. R eg en ts t o m en ta l h ea lt h c lin ic ia n s This c a se h as b een v ery i m porta n t t o m en ta l p ro fe ssio n als b eca u se , a fte r t h is c a se , t h ese pro fe ssio n als h av e b een v ery c a u tio u s t o t e ll p eo ple w ho a re b eg in nin g t h era p y o f t h e l im it s o f th eir p riv acy . T hera p is ts c a n not p re d ic t i f t h e p atie n t w ill b eco m e v io le n t b u t c a n w arn t h ir d partie s a b ou t t h e t h re a t p la ced a g ain st t h em . Als o , t h era p is ts h av e l e a rn ed t h at t h eir d u ty i s n ot o n ly t o w arn t h e v ic tim s w hose t h re a t i s ag ain st t h em b u t a ls o t o p ro te ct t h em . T his c a se h as g iv en c lin ic a l p ro fe ssio n als a m ora l co m man d t o p ro te ct t h e p u blic f ro m c lie n ts w ho c a n c a u se h arm o n t h em . I n a d dit io n , t h is c a se 3 TA RA SO FF V . R EG EN TS giv es t h e r ig h t t o t h e p eo ple t o s u e h ea lt h p ro fe ssio n als i f t h ey d on ‘t w arn t h em a g ain st a n im min en t t h re a t ( C otto n e, 2 001 ). Als o , t h e c o u rt o f C alif o rn ia ‘s r u lin g i llu m in ate d t h at e v en i f s e v era l s it u atio n s c a n g iv e r is e t o a du ty t o w arn , t h e m ost e sse n tia l f a cto r i s t o f o re se e t h e c o m in g t h re a t a n d d ea l w it h i t b efo re i t hap pen s. Men ta l h ea lt h c lin ic ia n s c a n t a k e s e rio u s t h re a ts t h at t h eir p atie n ts a re i m posin g t h an b ein g ig n ora n t. T his c a se h as t a u gh t t e ch nic ia n s t o t a k e e v ery t h re a t v ery s e rio u sly a n d a ls o l e a rn t h e beh av io r o f t h eir p atie n ts , w hic h c a n c a u se d am ag e t o o th ers ( C otto n e, 2 001 ). T he v io le n ce r is k a sse ssm en t i n str u m en ts There a re m an y a sse ssm en t t o ols t h at c lin ic a l t e ch nic ia n s c a n u se t o m eet t h e r e q u ir e m en ts t h at are p ro vid ed i n ta ra so ff . H ow ev er, t h ere a re t h re e o f t h em w hic h c a n w ork b est. T hese a re t h e Vio le n ce R is k S ca le , t h e D ynam ic A ppra is a l o f S it u atio n al A ggre ssio n , a n d t h e C la ssif ic a tio n o f Vio le n ce R is k ( D ow ns, 2 01 5). Sta rtin g w it h t h e v io le n ce r is k s c a le , i t u se s d y nam ic r is k p re d ic to rs t o e v alu ate v io le n t r is k a n d als o i d en tif ie s t h e t a rg ete d v ic tim t o a sse ss t h e r is k f o llo w in g t r e a tm en t. T hese t o ols r e co m men d th at i n a g ro u p o f l a w bre a k ers w it h t h e s a m e t r a it s , d y nam ic p re d ic to rs c a n b e u se d t o c h eck t h e dev elo pm en t o f t h e p atie n t a fte r t r e a tm en t.  W eb C onte n t: http s:/ /w ww.o jp .g ov/n cjr s /v ir tu al- lib ra ry /a bstr a cts /ta ra so ff-v s-re g en ts -u niv ers ity -c a lif o rn ia -e t- a l- m en ta l- h ea lth …  Spellin g m is ta ke: Tera so ff  Tre a so n  Spellin g m is ta ke: ta ra so ff  ta keo ff  W eb C onte n t: http s:/ /e ric .e d .g ov/ ? id = EJ1 0094 36  W eb C onte n t: http s:/ /w ww.tr y bookin g .c o m /e v en ts /la nd in g /9 02368 … The D ynam ic a p pra is a l o f s it u atio n al a g gre ssio n i s r e fe rre d t o a s a s e v en -it e m o bse rv er r is k asse ssm en t i n str u m en t u se d t o a sse ss t h e l ik elih ood o f i m min en t a g gre ssio n i n m en ta l h ea lt h patie n ts . C lin ic ia n s a re s u ppose d t o c o m ple te t h is a sse ssm en t a n d r e fle ct i f e a ch o f t h ese s e v en it e m s i s a v aila b le a n d t h en c o m e u p w it h a t o ta l s c o re a n d r is k r a tin g b y s u m min g e a ch i t e m (K nap p & V an deC re ek , 1 98 2). 4 TA RA SO FF V . R EG EN TS Thir d t o ol i s T he C la ssif ic a tio n o f V io le n ce R is k . T his t o ol i s d efin ed a s t h e i n te ra ctiv e s o ftw are whic h i s d esig n ed t o a sse ss a n d e stim ate t h e r is k t h at a p ers o n w it h a m en ta l p ro ble m w ill b e vio le n t t o o th ers . T his s o ftw are i s d esig n ed t o l e a d t h e e v alu ato r t h ro u gh c h art r e v ie w s a n d s h ort in te rv ie w s w it h t h e p atie n t. A t t h e e n d o f e v ery i n te rv ie w , t h e e v alu ato r c a n g en era te a r e p ort co n ta in in g a s ta tis tic a lly v alid e stim ate o f p atie n t v io le n ce, w hic h r a n ks f ro m 1 % t o 7 6% . ( K nap p & V an deC re ek , 1 98 2). I f a c lin ic ia n s h ou ld b e h eld c iv illy l ia b le f o r v io le n t b eh avio r Patie n t c o n fid en tia lit y h as b een a t o pic t o d eb ate s in ce t h e t im e o f H ip pocra te s. S om e p eo ple arg u e t h at t h ere s h ou ld b e t o ta l o pen ness, a n d o th ers a ls o a rg u e t h at t h ere s h ou ld b e a b so lu te se cre cy . In Tara so ff , t h e s u pre m e c o u rt o f C alif o rn ia h eld t h at a m en ta l p ro fe ssio n al s h ou ld pro te ct t h e p ers o n t h e p atie n t c o u ld h arm . I n a d dit io n , t h is c o u rt a rg u ed t h at c lin ic ia n s s h ou ld u se re a so n ab le c a re t o i n fo rm a u th orit ie s i f t h e p atie n t t h re a te n s a t h ir d p arty ( C otto n e, 2 001 ). Als o , t h e c lin ic ia n s h ou ld b e h eld c iv illy l ia b le i f s h e d id n ‘t i n fo rm a u th orit ie s o r a t h ir d p arty . That i s t h e o n ly c a se w here t h e c lin ic ia n s h ou ld b e r e sp on sib le . F or e x am ple , i f a p atie n t d oesn ‘t open u p t o t h eir m en ta l p ro fe ssio n al a b ou t h arm in g s o m eo n e, a n d t h en a fte r h e g oes f o rw ard a n d harm s a t h ir d p arty , t h e c lin ic ia n s h ou ld n ot b e r e sp on sib le i n t h at c a se . C on clu sio n 5 TA RA SO FF V . R EG EN TS The c lin ic ia n s’ p osit io n i s m ore j u stif ie d t h an a n y o th er v ic tim ‘s f a m ily . T here a re a l o t o f c a se s th at a re i m possib le t o a n sw er. T here a re s o m e c a se s w here a p ote n tia l v ic tim c a n not b e id en tif ie d . A ls o , s o m e i s su es c o n cern c o n fe ssin g t o s u ic id al a tte m pts . I f t h e c lin ic ia n u nderm in es th e t r u st b etw een t h em a n d t h e c lie n t, p eo ple m ay n ot b e a b le t o c o u nt o n t h e p riv acy o f t h e se ssio n s a n d c h oose n ot t o h av e a n y t h era p y c o u nse lin g. A lt h ou gh r e g u la tio n s t h at w ere r u le d b y Calif o rn ia s u pre m e c o u rt m ay b e h elp in g, s o m etim es t h ey m ay n ot a p ply w ell a n d m ay be n ot b e  W eb C onte n t: http s:/ /p sy ch ia tr y onlin e.o rg /d oi/ 1 0.1 176/a ppi.a jp -rj.2 01 8.1 304 02 …  Spellin g m is ta ke: Tara so ff  Takeo ff fa ir t o t h era p is ts b eca u se t h ey p u t t o o m an y r e sp on sib ilit ie s o n t h em . R efe re n ces 6 TA RA SO FF V . R EG EN TS Cotto n e, R . R . ( 2 001 ). A S ocia l C on str u ctiv is m M odel o f E th ic a l D ecis io n M ak in g i n Cou nse lin g. Jo urn al o f C ounse lin g & D evelo pm en t , 79 (1 ), 3 9– 45. http s://d oi.o rg /1 0.1 002 /j.1 556-6 67 6.2 001 .t b 01 94 1.x Dow ns, L . ( 2 01 5). T he D uty t o P ro te ct a P atie n t’ s R ig h t t o C on fid en tia lit y : T ara so ff, H IV , a n d Con fu sio n . Jo urn al o f F ore n sic P sy ch olo gy P ra ctic e , 15 (2 ), 1 60– 170. http s://d oi.o rg /1 0.1 08 0/1 522893 2.2 01 5.1 007 776 Knap p, S ., & V an deC re ek , L . ( 1 98 2). T ara so ff: F iv e y ea rs l a te r. Pro fe ssio nal P sy ch olo gy , 13 (4 ), 511–516. h ttp s://d oi.o rg /1 0.1 03 7/0 7 35-7 02 8.1 3.4 .5 11

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