A 15-year-old girl is diagnosed with cancer. She is tired of chemotherapy and being in the hospital. She tells her parents and her doctors that she wants to terminate treatment and live her final days at home and spending time with her friends.
Post an explanation of the ethical dilemma in the case you selected. Justify both sides of the issue. Then, assume the role of the medical social worker involved in the scenario and explain how you might respond to the ethical dilemma. Explain two ethical responsibilities for a medical social worker in response to this case. Make sure to support your response by referring to the NASW Code of Ethics.