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Personal Values And Social Work Values

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ETHICS PRINCIPLES
Amber Sperlbaum
Indiana Wesleyan University

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION................................................................................................................. 3 NASW CODE OF ETHICS..................................................................................................3-4 PERSONAL VALUES VS SOCIAL WORK VALUES.......................................................4 ETHICAL REASONING.....................................................................................................5 AMBIGUITY IN RESOLVING CONFLICT......................................................................5-6 REFLECTION.....................................................................................................................6 REFERENCES....................................................................................................................7

A. INTRODUCTION Social work is a profession which has the objective to improve the quality of life of other individuals. The NASW code of ethics is used as a guideline for social workers and the interaction they have with their clients. In addition, within the code of ethics, there are six values, which include service, social justice, dignity and worth of a person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence. Therefore, going into the social work field it is important to understand that your
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