Home / Chapters & Materials (pdf format) / Decision Cases / The Threat – Decision Case

Online Bookstore

The Threat – Decision Case



Case Synopsis

Scott Williams, a BSW level social worker at St. Andrews Medical Clinic on the north side of Chicago arrives to work one morning to find that Jef Richards, a long-time patient, has evidently attempted to assault one of the clinic nurses. Scott and his colleagues must make a decision about how to handle the situation without assistance from a supervisor.

Intended Case Use

Written for a BSW level (and MSW level) social work courses in practice with individuals or organizations, it may also be used for specialized instruction on religion/spirituality in social work practice, mental health policy, and administration or, more generally, for instruction on social work direct practice, family treatment, or case management.

Author/Speaker: Mackenzi Huyser and Laura Zumdahl

No part of this electronic copy of case may be reproduced, revised, translated, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means — electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise — without the written permission of NACSW.


There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.