Interns will demonstrate professional behaviors in the area of diagnosis and effective psychotherapeutic interventions needed for the population served.
7a. Interns are expected to effectively evaluate, manage and document patient risk by assessing immediate concerns such as suicidality, homicidality, and any other safety issues. They will collaborate with patients in crisis to make appropriate short-term safety plans and intensify treatment as needed. They will discuss all applicable confidentiality issues openly with patients.
7b. Interns are expected to formulate a useful case conceptualization that draws on theoretical and research knowledge. They will collaborate with patient to form appropriate treatment goals.
7c. Interns are expected to use interventions that are well-timed, effective and consistent with empirically supported treatments.
7d. Interns are expected to effectively understand and use own emotional reactions to the patient productively in the treatment (countertransference).