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Sade Boss RE: Discussion - Week 11 Hello, T, I like your approach to advocacy in regards to social work and helping your son. I agree that social workers must educate their clients about their rights. The NASW (2017) explains it is the social worker's ethical duty to ensure their client has fair access to resources, assistance, and opportunities, which would allow them to function and thrive effectively (6.04, a). By describingthe health care process to your son and making sure his rights were respected, you displayed the ethical behavior of a dependable social worker.The risk of misunderstanding can be a challenging one, especially when working with individuals with special needs. In some cases, social workers may need to seek outside aid from a more experienced colleague or organization. You may also look for a respected family member or friend to help with the planning process. However, the social worker must respect the client's rights to make their own decisions so long as they understand and are capable of doing so.ReferencesNational Association of Social Workers (NASW). (2017). Retrieved from socialwork.sdsu.edu: