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Social Work Objectives

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Aims and objective of social work: To promote effective and human service system. To promote problem solving option and developmental capacities. To develop and improve social policy. Caring and curing changing the society. Social work is a profession that is built on, according to the AASW Code of Ethics: the pursuit and maintenance of human well-being. Social work aims to maximize the development of human potential and the fulfillment of human needs. Social Work Profession has close relation with Human rights and Social Justice. Human dignity and worth means that social workers respect the inherent dignity and worth of every person and respect the human rights expressed in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Social justice…show more content…
Social workers aim to open the doors of access and opportunity for everyone, particularly those in greatest need. The concept of “social justice” is central to social work. It reflects a powerful sentiment that moves most social workers—a sentiment of sadness and distress, if not outright anger and outrage about the disparities that characterize much of human life. The principle of social justice used to solve to structural problems in the social service agencies in which social worker work. Equality and fairness are core aspects of social justice and are drawn on extensively by social work practitioners. The two terms are, however, given a range of diverse meanings by practitioners. Those meanings are translated into and reflected in their practice. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has established the promotion of social justice as an essential goal “to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in…show more content…
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