Accidental Death, Domestic Violence, And Alcoholism

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accidental death, domestic violence, child abuse, and alcoholism as well as other social problem”
(Brave Heart, 1998, pp. 60). The huge ethical considerations that have emerged out of this case for me is to be culturally competent. “Social workers should continue to obtain education about and seek to understand the nature of social diversity and oppression with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, age, marital status, political belief, religion, immigration status, and mental or physical disability” (NASW, 2013). There so much to be learned from every culture that one encounters. Therefore, as social workers we should continue to allow every client to be our teachers and to obtain additional education in any area necessary. “Social workers should not practice, condone, facilitate, or elaborate in any form of discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, political belief, religion, immigration status, or mental or physical disability” (NASW, 2013). I think I was a surprised when the client initially voiced her story about the relationship between her and her cousin but my job was not to be judgmental. My job is to attempt to provide the best possible service possible to the client. The mission of social work profession is rooted in the set of core values. These core values embraced by social…
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