Your post should be at least 350 words in length It is not difficult to imagine that intimate relationships with clients can have a detrimental impact both on the helping relationship and on the client. In this Discussion, you will take the opportunity to analyze the impact of such relationships and their effects on all parties involved, including the human services practitioner. Use the Readings, Internet, and Library to research the potential emotional, psychological, and social impacts on the client in an intimate relationship with a human service professional.
Please respond to the following:
- Create a scenario, analyze it, and then discuss the likely and potential impacts of intimate relationships on the client and the human service professional.
- Research similar scenarios in the state in which you live and discuss how such a situation might be handled if it occurred in your state.
- Discuss risk management practices you may use to avoid such relationships in your own practice.