Ethical Issues At NSU-STEP As A Social Work Intern

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The week of October 12, 2015, I was challenged with an ethical issue. One of my responsibilities here at NSU-STEP as a social work intern is to administer intake- a process whereby data is collected from potential clients to determine eligibility. Through the process we often ask questions and collect sensitive information such as social security cards, birth certificates, income etc. Confidentiality is essential through this procedure because we are gathering sensitive information from the client. However, because we were very busy one afternoon my coworker and I were asked to conduct intake simultaneously in a small office with only one desk.
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