Social Work Values & Ethics and Supervision The mission of the social work profession is deeply-rooted in a set of core values. The core values are encompassed by social workers throughout our profession 's history, are the foundation of a social worker 's distinct purpose and perception. These value are service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, the importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence. This group of core values reflects what is unique to the social work profession. Core values and the principles that stem from them, must be poised within the framework and intricacy of the human experience Values are strong beliefs about how the world should, how people should typically behave and the inclination
Organizational culture is the basic model of shared values and assumptions, beliefs, correcting a way of critical thinking on problems facing the organization. Organizational culture initials with leadership
Values and Ethnics The NASW code of ethics core social work values is heavily active until this day. The code of ethnic its self is a set of guidelines for the ethnically practice of social work. The core value found in the code of ethics is Social justice, service integrity, importance of human relationship, dignity and worth, and competence. This code of ethics reflexes the relationship of the worker to the client and the worker. These codes of ethnic are placed to improve and establish rules and boundaries from social workers to clients and the importance of the ethnical value its place for the helping of the social worker.
Culture is fundamental to how we analyze, interpret, and engage in the world around us. Culture is moulded by history, politics and the circumstances in which we live. Culture is a set of principles that we adhere to. It is a set of behaviours that is common to a specific class of society. It is through culture that people are defined, and share particular value systems.
2.12 Moral Principles and Professionalism Mafunisa (2001:335) states that moral principles are rules or standards governing the moral conduct of employees in an institution. According to Mafunisa, moral principles deals with values relating to human conduct, with respect to rightness or wrongness of particular actions and to the goodness or badness of the motives and ends of such actions. Rightness refers to what ought to be or what is approved and wrongness to what ought not to be or what is disapproved by the society. Kanyane (2010: 82) explains that within the context of the public service, leaders and managers need to possess high standards of principles and professionalism, two convergent qualities that could be considered non-negotiable
It is all these things and more, it is that who people are within a society then shapes the society around us. To be a socially responsible member of society, you must give of yourself, be culturally open and to be leaders in the community. Some may argue that civic responsibility lies solely in the repertoire of others, claiming that we must, “possess the capacity to work towards solutions by working together.” (Nanzer). Going so far as to
Core values are the deeply ingrained principles that guide all a person 's actions; they serve as one’s cultural cornerstones. Values are a part of us, they highlight what we stand for. They can represent our unique, individual essence. Values guide our behavior, providing us with a personal code of conduct. When we honor our personal core values consistently, we experience fulfillment.
Environment-oriented values Environment-oriented values are the relationships between the society to economic, technical, and physical environment. This is shown in cleanliness, performance/status, nature, risk taking/security, tradition/change, and problem solving/fatalistic. iii. Self-oriented values. Self-oriented values are what objectives and attitudes an individual has to life and what is find desirable.
These imperatives allow for a better understanding towards ethics because it addresses the values of people, for example personal imperative acknowledges that us humans use both theoretical and practical views towards our life that allows us to evaluate ourselves and see how we as individuals support our values based on our actions. Having this ability of self awareness is a needed quality in the relationship of humanity and the environment because its by self evaluation do we learn from our mistakes, think deeper of ourselves as individuals and strive to be better than our previous selves. The benefit of understanding shared community worldview imperative, is this imperative demands that we examine our own lives and allows us to strive to create a completeness and goodness for others and ourselves. It is the beginning process of discussion and developing a united vision of the environment. This imperative introduces a common body of knowledge that allows people to have the same opportunity as everyone else, is a system that is constructed with community members to collaborate with, allows for better communication skills to develop and become open to new and different
The development, review and analysis of co-operative principles are the important purposes of the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) (Birchall, 2005). The cooperative has common values & ethics on which all cooperatives are based; but they may be interpreted by different traditions of cooperatives according to their operating conditions and specific environments. The cooperatives value and principles are the fundamental guidelines and essential tools to run the business transactions are universally accepted by the cooperators all over the world. It has both basic and ethical values prescribed as self-help, self-accountability, democracy, equality, equity, honesty, social responsibility and caring for others. However, it is possible to identify certain common characteristics and features of cooperative organizations though there are typical traits for every type of cooperative.