Ethics And Ethics Of The NASW Code Of Ethics

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The NASW Code of Ethics associated on October 30, 1960 and amended on April 11, 1967 is intended to serve as a guide to the everyday professional conduct of social workers. The primary mission is to increase human well-being and to help meet the needs of all people. From reading about Social Work and hearing people talk about their jobs as a Social Worker, it is often challenging, yet a rewarding career. They are responsible for helping individuals, families, and groups of people cope with problems they are facing to improve their patients’ lives. Social Work staff should be trained, competent and qualified to deliver social services to those facing life crises. NASW believes that all social service agencies must adhere to accreditation standards, licensing laws, and other regulatory mechanisms that protect consumers and ensure quality service delivery. The mission of the social work profession is established deeply in a setoff core values. Social Workers support these values throughout their profession:
Service
social justice dignity and worth of the person importance of human relationships integrity competence. These values are the underlying basis of social work’s special cause and point of view. The NASW Code of Ethics serves six purposes:
“1. The Code identifies core values
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I feel that it is important for more than one person to be present when working with involuntary clients who are more likely to feel violated. If there is more than one Social Worker present lies won’t be able to be told on only one Social Worker. When there is only one Social Worker and a person comes in to report lies then the Social Worker won’t be able to defend him or herself. Two or more can change that entire issue. Ethical summons in social work are unavoidable. To prevent ethics inaccuracy, social workers should acquaint themselves with the most common ethical risks and apply comprehensive risk management
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