Key words in a question can often help lead you to the correct answer. In this episode, we discuss some to attend to -- and some that you shouldn't give much weight to.
This question comes from the current California Board of Behavioral Sciences handbook for the LCSW Law & Ethics Exam.
A client discloses that he had a sexual relationship with a previous therapist. The client does not disclose the identity of the former therapist. Which of the following actions should the therapist take to address the legal obligation in this case?
- Report the incident to the licensing board
- Encourage the client to report the incident to authorities
- Assist the client to confront the former therapist about the violation
- Provide the client with the brochure Therapy Never Includes Sexual Behavior
Intro/outro music: "Swampy Lands" by Adam Saban, licensed via Soundstripe.