Create a visually engaging 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation on one of the case studies (found at the bottom of this page) that includes the following:
- Describe the ethical dilemma(s) in the case study.
- Identify challenges to effective communication in the case study.
- Use course materials to strengthen your information
- Describe how you would ethically communicate with this offender’s family members regarding the issue.
Please select one of the case studies below for use in the course during Week 4 and Week 5
Case Study #1
You are a mental health professional in a prison. During a counseling session, an offender informs you that an inmate is planning to “take down” another inmate because of an ongoing disagreement that has included serious physical altercations in the past. You have reason to believe that your client is telling the truth and has no ulterior motives for sharing this information. Your client’s spouse has also left you a message regarding the issue and is requesting a call back.
Case Study #2
You are a mental health professional in a correctional setting. You are treating an offender who voluntarily sought treatment for past trauma related to domestic violence and sexual assault. She informs you that there is an ongoing investigation against the perpetrator, who is her ex-boyfriend. She is afraid to testify and/or provide information against him but has shared information with you during sessions. You are contacted by the prosecutor for information regarding the case and have a full release of information for the prosecutor signed by your client. Your client’s sister has also left you a message regarding the issue and is requesting a call back.