R=Rule out medical condition
U=Under the influence/delusional/hallucinating DO NOT TREAT!
S=Save lives. Safety first (Answers: duty to warn, report child/elder abuse, 911, mobile crisis, ER)
A=Assess before action (Answers: Assess, Ask, Dice-Determine, Identify, Clarify, Explore)
F=Feelings (Answers: acknowledge person's feelings. Concerns (AID: Assist, Inform client, Discuss concerns)
E=Empower if client is mentally stable/alert. (Answers: Respect client's decisions)
*Try to guess what you think the answer is first, if you know, go!
*Go back and delete the distractor
*Think about the role of the social worker, role of the client, time in treatment, safety, etc....