# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144307997

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Discuss procedures for maintaining the safety of the patient during outings, social events, and other activities.


Discussion should include
  • responsibilities of the healthcare team during such activities
  • description of appropriate activities
  • response to a patient elopement.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the responsibilities of the MHT during a craft activity?
  • What are the responsibilities of the MHT during a social outing?
  • What types of activities would be deemed appropriate for a patient in an outpatient facility?
  • What is an elopement? How should a mental healthcare worker respond to an elopement?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.