You are employed at a local mental health center and lead a group of adolescent males who have been mandated into the conduct disorder group that you facilitate. A lack of participation by any member of the group is viewed as a violation of probation criteria and to be reported to the probation officer. What are the implications of informed consent when working with involuntary clients? Suppose you have four group members who choose to remain silent. They attend, but they do not participate in group activities. What are the ethical dilemmas for you, and how would you respond?
250 word min.