Building an Ethical Organization Part 2

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Building an Ethical Organization Part 2

HSM 230 Instructor: Nicole Ellis

by Cynthia Mead

Assignment You have just been appointed the director of a new human service organization ( a behavioral health clinic, for example). As the director, one of your first tasks is to draft a mission statement and a values statement for your organization. As your organization grows, your stakeholders will provide their input and help shape these statements.
• Write a 1050 to 1400 word paper in APA format containing the following elements: Description of organization. What services does the organization provide? Who is the clientele? Is it a for-profit or non-profit organization? Mission statement: What is organization’s mission
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It is also a necessity to retain confidentiality within the group. At New Visions our mission and values statement, together with a general consensus within our agency on desirable and acceptable moral behavior, obligate our board, our staff, and our volunteers to observe the following code of ethics in the performance of our work (Manning, 2003).
1) Confidentiality, Privileged Communication, and Privacy
a) Standard testing for all employee’s of HIPPA rules and regulations
2) Professional Responsibility
a) To practice in a nondiscriminatory manner within the boundaries of professional and personal competence and have a responsibility to abide by New Visions code of ethic.
3) Relationships With Other Professionals
a) To recognize that the quality of their interactions with colleagues can influence the quality of services provided to clients.
4) Evaluation, Assessment, and Interpretation
a) To promote the well-being of individual clients or groups of clients by developing and using appropriate educational, psychological, and career assessment instruments.
5) Supervision, Training, and Teaching
a) To foster meaningful and respectful professional relationships and to maintain appropriate boundaries with supervisees and students.
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