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7.5: Ethics

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    You will be faced with ethical challenges throughout your experience at the agency where you are getting your practicum, and moving forward as you go through a career in helping others. Ethics is a broad area and encompasses many issues such as the way one relates to clients, employers, and colleagues.  You will discuss various topics in your seminar such as the following:  confidentiality, setting and keeping boundaries, reporting abuse, neglect, and exploitation, protecting clients and others from harm, and how to make good decisions using ethical decision-making models, among many other topics.  These are the difficult conversations to have, and are necessary to build your ethical competence.  Again, ask questions!


    7.5: Ethics is shared under a CC BY license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Wendy D. Bratina.

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