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. .
Part 1: Write a scenario that involves a client that you believe requires a risk assessment.
Part 2: Write a summary, discussing specific behaviors that lead you to create a risk assessment.
Part 3: Write a summary, discussing how you would assess the client. Include the following in your discussion: