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Unformatted text preview: 10 points total) Guidelines for Clinical Actions Total Points • _______ • _______ • _______ Clinical Actions • Send home with follow up • Close follow up; consider hospitalization • Strongly consider hospitalization, depending on confidence in the follow-up arrangement • Hospitalize or commit • _______ MHS 6702 3 Hagedorn Adapted SAD PERSONS Scale for Children • Sex • Age • Depression Ten points given for affirmative answer in each criteria (range = 0 to 100 points total) • • • • • • Previous attempt Ethanol/drug abuse Rational thinking loss Suicidal modeling Organized suicide plan Negligent parenting/ significant ___________ __________________ • School problems Guidelines for Clinical Actions Total Points • 0-29 • 30-49 • 50-69 • 70-100 Proposed Actions Encourage participation in counseling Strongly encourage counseling: ____________ Strongly consider evaluation for hospitalization depending upon confidence in follow-up arrangements ________________________ are warranted; hospital evaluation should be conducted; contact child protective services if necessary Acronyms for Quick Assessment • DIRT – Used to assess a client’s ______________________ of self-harm (following an attempt) • SLAP – Used to assess ____________________ MHS 6702 4 Hagedorn DIRT • • • • D___________________________ I______________ of the Degree of Risk R_____________ T_____________ – Previous parasuicide noted – High levels in any of these warrant immediate follow-up DIRT • ___________________________ – How dangerous was the client's suicide attempt? • The more dangerous the attempt, the greater the current suicide risk level. • ___________________________ – Does the client believe the attempt was actually dangerous? • If the client believes the attempt will ______________, the immediate level of risk continues to be high. DIRT • ___________________________ – Was there a high probability that someone would rescue this person during or immediately following the suicidal behavior? • A lack of __________________suggests greater risk • ___________________________ – Were there any ________________________? – When was the last attempt? • Recent parasuicides sugge...
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course MHS 6702 taught by Professor Mejia,x during the Summer '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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