Reading: Weiner & Hess, Chapters 24 & 25; Assigned case law.
What clinical issues would you want to consider? Ethical issues? Security concerns?
Assume you are a correctional psychologist working at a high security institution. You conduct routine Special Housing Unit (SHU) rounds and encounter an inmate who appears to require psychological services. He has been in the SHU for approximately four months and appears anxious, specifically about when he will be released from the SHU.
Considering the material presented in your readings and via the instructor, what clinical issues would you want to consider? Ethical issues? Security concerns?