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Ethics Analysis paper
November 10, 2013

“Not primarily aimed to getting people to do what they believe to be right, but rather with helping them to decide what is right.” This quote was in weeks two powerpoint, I agree 100% and think about this quote everyday at work. As a social worker I believe your able to change something about that person in all ways necessary, like the quote saids they believe to be right, but rather helping them to decide whats is right for the client. During the path of this course I have understood the importance of being a professional social worker. The ethical dilemmas social workers come across and have to make.

I work around women all day, so in my opinion everyone has their own ethical and personal values towards different aspects of ethical problems they may have in life and how the client chooses to do so. For example, I had a client last month that walked in to our office for the first time with her boyfriend. She was 16 years old and pregnant about 10-12 weeks and wanted to enroll into the program for her pregnancy. During the enrollment period she states “Im to young, I want to have an abortion plus my parents do not know I am pregnant and they can not know, what do I to.” When she ask me what should she do, normal answer to all people they would say keep the baby. However, as a social worker you have to learn to put your own personal values aside even though you do not agree with abortion. In my opinion you wanted to have sex with out protection and in result to your actions you ended up pregnant. I had to reflected on myself and take a breather. I started to prov more asking her questions as to why she wanted to have this abortion? I know the fact she is young, and her parents do not know. However, why? Code of Ethics 1.01states “social workers primary responsibility is to promote the wellbeing of…...

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