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Mental Health - Assessment and Support (#104)

This troubled young person has not only his illness to contend with but clashing views on his treatment between his parents and his doctors. 

Learning Objectives

  • Listening skills
  • Developing trust
  • Demonstrating empathy
  • Clarifying perceptions
  • Developing and communicating acceptable strategies for intervention 

Information for Learners

This individual has been assessed as non-suicidal and non-homicidal but suffering symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions of persecution. You must engage with this fellow in order to fully understand his situation.

Simulation Details

Simulator Role(s)

  • Brian Chow (early twenties)

Learner Role(s)

  • Nurse 
  • Social Worker
  • Counsellor


  • A counselling session 

Note: The specific location and how Brian arrives at the counselling session can be determined by the needs of the class.

Related Topics

  • Health Care
  • Mental Health