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Values and Ethics Guiding Generalist Practice

Review National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics: http://www.socialworkers.org/pubs/code/code.asp

1). Please summarize the preamble or the professional values and ethics that guide the Generalist Practice. http://www.socialworkers.org/pubs/code/code.asp

2) From the six core values: (Service, Social justice, Dignity and worth of the person, Important of human relationship, Integrity and competence) select one these areas of practice that stands out as an area of particular strength for you. Plus one which you want to strengthen in yourself, describing how you might become more informed, aware or aligned with this principle.

Min. of 250-300 words, supporting your comments with scholarly references and cite your source or sources with an APA format.

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The goal of social workers is to help everyone, especially those in need, and focus on the welfare of those people. Social workers are to advance changes in society in the best interest of their clients. They must be sensitive to the various diversities of the world around them in an attempt to make the world a better place. They work with individuals to help them meet their basic needs and work with community organizations to encourage ...

Solution Summary

Social workers must follow the professional values and ethics that are outlined in the NASW Code of Ethics. There are six core values which are: service, social justice, human relationship, integrity and competence, dignity and worth of a person.

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