Suppose you are faced with a terminally ill client with AIDS who is in a great deal of pain. The client indicates to you in a calm, reasonable way that he/she is going to drive out to an isolated spot in a state park, drink a thermos of margaritas, take out her 9 mm automatic, make an audio tape telling her family how much she loves them and how she doesn’t want to be a burden on them, and then kill herself.
Suppose that you had run a five minute crisis intervention session.. With the following criteria in mind
According to the role of the counselor focused on Crisis Intervention
- What did you do? (One paragraph)
a. How do you feel you did?
- Explain if your moral view of AIDS and suicide affects session (One paragraph)
- According to Tarasoff, explain the case. (One paragraph)