The purpose of this assessment is to identify the ethical dilemmas a social worker/human service worker would commonly experience in child protection. It will identify how ethical dilemmas can be resolve and the importance of AASW Code of ethics whilst resolving ethical dilemmas. This paper will be examining the ethical elements of cultural competence including working in Indigenous, and culturally and linguistically diverse context. Furthermore identifies the core ethical principles of social work and community welfare practice making reference to the AASW or ACWA Code of ethics. And finally demonstrates synthesis and integration of literature, strength and logic of argument.
The Code reviews broad ethical principles that reflect the profession's center values and builds a set of particular ethical standards that should be used to manage social work practice. 3. The Code is meant to help social workers recognize relevant considerations when professional obligations conflict or ethical uncertainties arise. 4. The Code provides moral standards to which the general public can take the social work profession responsible.
An ethical dilemma happens when two or more ethical principles conflict with one another. Ethical dilemmas are problematic situations in which it is not clear which choice will be the right one. The CP is stuck as to what to do next because there is not just one outcome that will satisfy the ethical principles as stated in the Singapore Association of Social Workers (SASW) Code of Ethics (Kirst-Ashman & Hull, 2012). According to the SASW (2017), the core values of social work are embedded in the ethical responsibilities, which are relevant to the professional activities of social workers. They include social workers’ responsibility to clients, colleagues, practice settings, the social work profession and society.
Here are some recommendations for the company that can improve the ethical leadership practice in the company. Build ethics awareness program that works through steady communication and sharing the values, operating principles and the implementation of ethical standards. Lead by example, all the leader within a company must demonstrate his commitment to the ethics. Accountability for ethical
The second ethical dilemma is that social work practitioners and their clients have different personal values. Despite social workers best efforts to keep their feelings in check and to respect differences, being confronted with situations in which their
The APA devised ethical principles and standards in the field of psychology in order to provide a common order for practitioners. The principles are guides and the standards are rules, each supporting the other. The ethical norms within both the standards and the principles offer convergence of ideas at many points and divergent ideas at other points. The five principles within the Code of Conduct are used to justify actions and behaviors in order to protect, respect, and appreciate a person’s rights and values in all situations. When practitioners are faced with ethical dilemmas, they must refer to the common base provided by the APA and proceed with the recommendations there in.
There has to be something in place to protect everyone that is involved because there could quite possibly be lives involved. Human services organizations implement these types of codes of ethics in order to emphasize standards of practice that are attached to behaviors and ideas that workers bring to the profession. The National Organization for Human Services has perfected what is considered to be a top ethics codes in order to encompass what one must do in order to serve their community, its residents, their colleagues, the profession and their employers just to name a few. The core values and conflict of interest clauses are present and provide a well-rounded and in-depth code that can be used with various human services
Ethical decision-making is the process of weighing out options and their outcomes. Ethics are a set of morals that individuals use as guidelines throughout their life. Ethics are found through their friends, family, religion, media, society, and education. Ethics are the beliefs of individuals, and how they react to situations in their life. Ethical decisions both have positive and/or negative outcomes.
The beginning of the article discusses the ethical dilemmas during client support. It argues about two situations in which ethics needs to be considered. Some people argue that ethics is required in every case, while others disagree. However, the article says that value based decisions are needed in a social worker’s decision other than simply considering knowledge. A missed balance between value and knowledge can create a certain problem while making a decision.
This is important to me because I have a passion for helping people and trying to better their lives. One of the ethical principles that is important to me is “social workers behave in a trustworthy manner” (Code of Ethics) and the value that goes along with this is integrity. I strongly believe that someone’s integrity says many
In the role as a professional social worker, standing firm with high standards is important. Thus, making me a more self-disciplined, reliable, trustworthy, and accomplished social worker. My conduct should reflect my knowledge about NASW ethical standards, ethical responsibilities to clients, colleagues, practice settings, and to the social work
Ethics are moral principles that govern a person’s or group 's behavior. Morals are a lesson, especially one concerning what is right or prudent, that can be derived from a story, a piece of information, or an experience (dictionairy.com). Morals are a personal view while ethics refers to people as a whole and how they should act. The idea