As a counselor, being competent and familiar with risk assessment is essential to the therapeutic process; both in giving a client’s context related to treatment of their psychological symptoms and in helping the clinician prioritize short- and long-term treatment outcomes.
This assignment contains three parts, as identified and described below. Please complete each part with a combined essay of 950-1,700 words.
Part 1: Write a 300-700-word scenario that involves a client that you believe requires a risk assessment.
Part 2: Write a 150-250-word summary, discussing specific behaviors that lead you to create a risk assessment.
Part 3: Write a 500-750-word summary, discussing how you would assess the client. Include the following in your discussion:
- Questions you would ask to determine the client’s level of risk
- Protocol you would follow based on the client’s answers, including documentation
- Include at least three scholarly references in your paper.
- APA style