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Explain Ethical Dilemmas

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counselling, they talked about confidentiality and she ensured absolute confidentiality to the father and the daughter. Once they finished counselling the service worker felt guilty for promised absolute confidentiality to the clients, because she was told about severe physical and mental abuse from the father. She was in dilemma, as she promised absolute confidentiality to the clients, whether to keep the promise or to breach the confidentiality and report this to the management. Here the service worker faced dilemmas because of Lack of training and knowledge in a new situation. If she was an experienced worker she would never promise absolute confidentiality to any clients. QUESTIONS TO ASK THAT HELP RESOLVE ETHICAL DILEMMAS.
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We can consider this situation as an ethical dilemma where a service worker would be in confusion whether to correct the client or just follow what ethics says. Also, if she continues to withhold her medication, she has more chance to be sick than before. Roxanne feels like side effects are intolerable for her to continue the treatments. Here I would work logically to help the client to understand that without treatment her illness is not curable. Also, service worker should consider the consequences…show more content…
Social worker needs to have the ability to do critical thinking ,in order to make ethical decision. As the role of social worker is to promote the well being of the clients,they should ensure tthat the clients are receiving the the best care .
Reference
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