Ethics for Macro Practice. Promoting Social Justice and Cultural Diversity through Advocacy. Ethical issues in formal organizations (as specified in the NASW Code of Ethics) include:. Relationships between workers and clients. Relationships between administrators/supervisors and workers.
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Promoting Social Justice and Cultural Diversity through Advocacy
1) Beneficiaries of Social Change Processes.
3) Agency Supervisory Staff.
4) Board Members.
The decision to advocate is especially problematic for many social workers. It may involve risks to the social worker or the intended beneficiaries.
Lobbying for Legislation
Social workers should promote conditions that encourage respect for cultural and social diversity within the United States and globally. Social workers should promote policies and practices that demonstrate respect for difference, support the expansion of cultural knowledge and resources, advocate for programs and institutions that demonstrate cultural competence, and promote policies that safeguard the rights of and confirm equity and social justice for all people.
This means that we should do everything we can to make sure we promote diversity in terms of age, gender, social class, disability status, race, and ethnicity, and sexual orientation
We need to make sure we promote fair practices in hiring, firing, promoting, and retaining staff.
(Note: California law also prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation)
Note: Harassment based on race, ethnicity, age, disability, or religion are also strictly prohibited.