As a Social Worker, have you ever experienced any Ethical Dilemmas?

I am doing a major research paper for my Intro to Social Work class, and I need to write about a ethical dilemma that a social worker has had. Please describe in detail, I will need to contact you if possible. Thank you in advance for all of your help.

Asked By: jaytch06 - 2/25/2008
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One of the major ethical dilemmas I have faced is working with an impaired professional. This is to say another social worker who is compromised because of their own issues (either mental health or substance abuse). The ethical dilemma comes in when this person was also my supervisor. To act would be to work on the... More
Answered By: Dr_Adventure - 2/26/2008
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I personally was not a social worker, but a friend of mine was. She cried over removing a child from it's home on several occasions. She knew the foster care system was pretty screwed up and she knew the child might be worse off if she did remove it... More
Answered By: Meghan - 2/25/2008
When the court orders custody back to the parents that really are abusive and there isnt a thing you can do about it. I am not a social worker, but was a 911 dispatcher involved in the case, and due to confidentiality agreements, I cannot go into further detail... More
Answered By: midnightmoon62 - 2/25/2008
Here are a few examples... More
Answered By: ohmygosh - 2/27/2008
Differences of Morals and Values... More
Answered By: Ali Alsaady - 11/28/2013
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