Standing for values and ethical action: Teaching social work ethics.
SO: Journal-of-Teaching-in-Social-Work. 5(2): 95-109, 1991.
This article is focused on the role of ethics in the professional socialization of the student and the place of ethics in the social work curriculum. The content and structure of the ethics component and related issues are considered and an educational model, a teaching-learning approach, with its underlying learning theory and philosophical orientation, is presented and instructional technology discussed. The material presented in this article is based on experience in teaching required courses in ethics at both the master’s and the doctoral levels of social work education, workshops and institutes, and in research on ethical issues in practice in a variety of settings. (Journal abstract, edited.)
General overviews of the field of international social work and social welfare, with a particular focus on Southern Africa, have been published over the years. These summaries include textbooks such as , which describes the challenges that once typified social work practice on the African continent; , a textbook for students on social welfare theory and practice in South Africa; , which includes essays from a variety of practitioners discussing the intersection between social development and social work; and , which describes informal and formal systems of social protection. These texts provide some of the seminal works on international social work and social welfare in Southern Africa.
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It is a requirement of all social workers in England to take responsibility for their own professional development, with employers also being encouraged to support social workers with this. In England there is no standard post qualifying award structure at present, (apart from specialist mental health social work), but many universities in partnership with employers offer various courses, often at masters level to help social workers develop. BASW offers advice and support, seminars and conferences, as well as opportunities to become involved with various groups in BASW, all of which are of help with maintaining CPD requirements.
Max Weber's View of Objectivity in Social Science
The chapter highlighted concepts and techniques that are used within the women population One social work concept that should be applied when dealing with the women population is understanding that it is the responsibility of the social worker to assist their clients in the decision making process; It is not the social worker’s responsibility to make decisions for the client....
International Social Work and Social Welfare in …
Social insurance, as envisaged by President Roosevelt, would address the permanent problem of economic security for the elder community by creating a work-related, contributory system in which workers would provide for their own future economic security through taxes they paid while employed.
Isaiah Berlin (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Ethics Risk Management
In addition to making sound ethical decisions to protect clients, social workers must also learn about ethics risk managementâthat is, how sound ethical decisions can prevent litigation and ethics complaints filed with licensing boards, the NASW, and other professional associations. Well-informed social workers should be familiar with key concepts related to professional negligence, malpractice prevention, standards of care, and their relevance to ethical decision making related to such phenomena as the management of confidential and privileged information, informed consent, conflicts of interest, dual relationships, and the termination of services.