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SW 2000 Intro To Social Work Exam 1 notes

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Department
Social Work
Course
SW 2000
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Winter

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SW 2000 Summer 2014National Association of Social WorkersTrends in Practice AreasoAdolescent HealthoAgingoBehavioral HealthoBereavement End of Life CareoChildren Youth and FamiliesoClinical Social WorkoDiversity and EquityoHealthoHIV AIDSoInternationaloPeace and Social JusticeoSchool Social WorkoViolenceCode of EthicsoWhat is the codeoWhat does it dooWho does it protectThe NASW Code of Ethics serves six purposes The Code identifies core values on which social works mission is based The Code summarizes broad ethical principles that reflect the professions core values and establishes a set of specific ethical standards that should be used to guide social work practice The Code is designed to help social workers identify relevant considerations when professional obligations conflict or ethical uncertainties arise The Code provides ethical standards to which the general public can hold the social work profession accountable The Code socializes practitioners new to the field to social works mission values ethical principles and ethical standards The Code articulates standards that the social work profession itself can use to assess whether social workers have engaged in unethical conduct NASW has formal procedures to adjudicate ethics complaints filed against its members In subscribing to this Code social workers are required to cooperate in its implementation participate in NASW adjudication proceedings and abide by any NASW disciplinary rulings or sanctions based on it oCouncil on Social Work EducationLA Licensing BoardoWhat does the board doThe Board was established when the legislature declared that in order to safeguard the public heath safety and welfare of the people of this state against unauthorized unqualified and improper practice of social work it is necessary that a proper regulatory authority be established and adequately provided forWho is required to have a social work credential issued by the BoardAny individual with a degree in social work either at the undergraduate or graduate level that is practicing social work in LouisianaSocial work practice is the professional application of social work values theories and interventions to one or more of the following enhancing the development problemsolving and coping capacities of people promoting the effective and humane operations of systems that provide resources and services to people linking people with systems that provide them with resources services and opportunities developing and improving social policy and engaging in research related to the professional activities oLevels of licensureRSWLMSWLCSWCHAPTER 1Many do not understand how many different things a social worker can doSocial Workers themselves define what they do in the scope of their practice using specific job descriptionsSocial Work working actively to change the social cultural psychological and larger societal conditions that most individuals groups and communities face Helping process emphasizes the use of Advocacy to create societal conditions that lead to a stronger sense of PersonInSituation or PersonInEnvironment this promotes the community good which benefits all of usSociologySocial WorkoSociology interested in HOW WHY and WHEN people behave and interact particularly the WHYoSocial Work interested in understanding people and how they behave in association with others AND helping these people solve the problems they have and improve their social functioningPsychologySocial Work
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