Involuntary commitment

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  • Mental Health Care: Case Study

    Statute C.R.S. § 27-65-103(2). When a professional counselor is treating a minor they can advise parents or legal guardians of treatment services the minor is receiving. Section #8: Involuntary commitment. What are the laws regarding involuntary commitment in your state? Emergency Procedures, statute C.R.S. § 27-65-105 (a) (I). Definitions, statutes C.R.S. § 27-65-102 (1); (4.5) (a). When someone appears to be of danger to themselves or others, or gravely disabled the individual can be placed on an involuntary commitment. Individuals can be placed on involuntary commitments for: Short term psychiatric care, including substance abuse treatment. Danger to self or others, possible physical harm to themselves or others. For example: Who can commit a person? Emergency Procedures, statute C.R.S. § 27-65-105(II) (a) (b). There are several professional who can commit someone including: Police officers, Professional counselors / therapist, Registered professional nurses, Marriage and family therapists, Social Workers. For what reasons? Emergency Procedures, statutes C.R.S. § 27-65-105 (a) (I) When someone appears to be of danger to themselves or others, or gravely disabled the individual can be placed on an involuntary commitment. Individuals can be placed on involuntary commitments for: Short term psychiatric care, including substance abuse treatment. Danger to self or others, possible physical harm to themselves or others. How long may they be held…

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  • Special Interest Groups Argument Essay

    need to provide best practice and quality service is utmost importance and within the Social Work field an ethical adherence to the NASW code. As such, there needs to be an increase rather than the decrease in available psychiatric beds, however, simultaneously there needs to be an increase in community outpatient services. The 2012 study found that clinicians reported that 25.8% of cases hospitalization could have been avoided if services outside had been available. This coincides with the 2013…

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  • Mental Health Legislation In The NWT

    determines how to care for individuals who may require voluntary or involuntary admission to a mental health facility. In the NWT, the mental health legislation has undergone recent public review. By October 2015, Bill 55: Mental Health Act (2015) passed its third reading in the legislature, but news sources stated that it would take approximately a year to come into effect (Thurton, 2015a). In looking forward, Bill 55: Mental Health Act (2015) is meant to…

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  • Involuntary Community Treatment Orders In Legal And Mental Health Care Case Study

    In this essay I will discuss the legislative framework of the coercive nature of involuntary community treatment orders in legal, ethical and NSW Health Policy contexts to show the rationale of a cto and the powers behind this treatment order. Involuntary Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) are sectioned under the mental health legislation of each jurisdiction in Australia. CTOs are a legal document which gives authority to a mental health team to give coercive treatment to consumers with a mental…

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  • Prison Industrial Complex Case Study

    Module 9 Reading Response Introduction and Questions due November 14, Midnight (4 points) From the Lecture: 1. What is the Prison Industrial Complex and how does it generate profit? Prison Industrial Complex (PIC) is private industry that run prisons by using a business model. PIC’s main goal is to generate as much profit as possible. That explains the ongoing expansion of prison. It is not different than any other hotel chain business. PIC generate profit from the prisoners. They receive…

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  • Ben Behind His Voices Character Analysis

    He would usually keep a job for a few days to a week before he developed a superiority complex and complained that the jobs he was doing were below him. He lacked proper hygiene, and wore dirty, ripped, stained closed. Ben also did not shower, was always unshaven, and never cut his hair. His room or apartment was littered with garbage and clothing because he never cleaned up. He lost the ability to take care of himself and to cook for himself. Ben would often forgot to eat so all the food in…

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  • Kendra's Law Case Study

    but also took into consideration their past history whether violence had been an issue or not. This program allowed for individuals to fight their case and refuse the mandatory intake of their medications. Another difference between these two programs the evaluation of the amount of times an individual required hospitalization due to the failure to comply with treatment. While the Pilot program only evaluated hospitalization over eighteen months, the Kendra law evaluated over a period of…

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  • Ethical Implications Of Community Treatment Order

    connected to needed social services and network, thus improving the overall quality of life (). Some supports assert that patients who are discharged without a treatment plan are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital, a place where involuntary patients have little to no rights (). Their support is based on the premise that patients who comply on a regular basis with their treatment regimen are not likely to fall through the cracks due to the care coordination and management team that is…

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  • Why Commitment Is Important

    When you make a commitment, especially one to yourself, you begin to strengthen your mind in ways that opens new possibility. Without cutting corners, no excuses, and no games. Once you look at the overall picture of what you seek to achieve within your life, you gain what is called “tunnel vision” which, nothing seems to be impossible. However, if your focus is on getting through the day, and thinking about what’s for dinner, just passing this semester only in college, or getting any job then…

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  • Effective Personal Characteristics

    Challenging Personal Characteristics The personal characteristic that is most challenging for myself, especially currently, is a commitment to self-care. Due to the rigors of full-time employment, graduate school, children and parental responsibilities, often times my well-being is the last considered. Corey, Corey, and Corey (2010) made it clear that self-care is not something we have to attempt to engage in, but it is something we are ethically required to do as a counselor. Working with the…

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