SOCIAL WORK VALUES AND ETHICS. Chapter 2. WHY PROFESSIONAL VALUES? . Medicine Law Journalism Insurance Social Work "is a values based profession; that is, everything social workers do must be with professional values in mind.” (Kirst-Ashman 2007). Social Work Values and Ethics.
Beliefs, preferences, or assumptions about what is desirable or good for humans.
Standards related to the social worker’s ethical responsibility…
in practice settings.
as a professional.
to the social work
to the broader society.
INFORMING CLIENT OF ALL AVAILABLE OPTIONS
HELPING TO DEFINE ALTERNATIVES
ASSISTING THEM IN EVALUATING THE OUTCOME OF EACH OPTION
ULTIMATELY LETTING THE CLIENT MAKE THEIR OWN DECISION
Let’s read the example of Compliance/Violation page 41 in the Kirst-Ashman book
Ex. Social Worker/Friend
Let’s turn to p 45 and read example of Compliance/Violation