social work ethics

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20 12, 2017

The Importance of Taking Action in Social Work

2017-12-04T17:02:41+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

"Ethical Principle: Social Workers Challenge Social Injustice. Social workers pursue social change, particularly with and on behalf of vulnerable and oppressed individuals and groups of people. Social workers’ social change efforts are focused primarily on issues of poverty, unemployment, discrimination, and other forms of social injustice. These activities seek to promote sensitivity to and knowledge about [...]

2 06, 2017

What Social Workers Need to Know: Making Words Powerful and Purposeful

2017-12-06T18:04:21+00:00By |Ethical Dilemma|

Social Work Ethics: Words Used Wrong Not many years ago, the word “gay” became used as a commonplace slang expression in many dominant cultures to mean stupid, bad, unimportant, inferior. This paradoxical misuse of a word that means happy and joyous was directly related to its second meaning: homosexual. Social work ethics do not condone the [...]

13 04, 2017

Social Work Ethics: Q & A on Social Work Practice

2018-05-31T16:13:13+00:00By |Advocacy, Ask A Social Worker|

Setting the Right Boundaries in Social Work Practice Ever since I became a social worker, my friends have come to me for “free” help and therapy. I used to enjoy it but now I find that some of them have become dependent on me. Any advice on how I can get them to stop using [...]

12 01, 2017

Native American Water Rights: Social Work Advocacy In Action and The Dakota Access Pipeline

2017-12-07T19:27:34+00:00By |Advocacy, Industry Articles & Topics|

The Issue: Native American Water Rights Social workers are dedicated to advocacy and action in service to marginalized and oppressed groups, which can include the Native Americans and Native American Water Rights. Native Americans, or First Nations peoples, a diverse array of tribes, cultures, and traditions, have been among the most oppressed and injured groups in [...]