# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144308023

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain effective responses to assaultive behaviors.


Explanation should include use of seclusion and restraints and other effective responses to assaultive behavior.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What events that are under the control of the staff might reduce the possibility of assaultive behavior?
  • Under what circumstances might restraints or seclusion be used?
  • What is the MHT's role while a patient is in seclusion or restraints?

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.

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Medical Terminology


Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health


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