Week 10: Social Work Values and Ethics

Week 10: Social Work Values and Ethics
Important Note: Please use the media player below to hear an audio course introduction that will give you more background information about the course topic. Also provided is a transcript for you to download and print out.
Laureate Education. (Producer). (2013). Social work values and ethics [Audio file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 1 minute.

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Learning Objectives
Students will:
Identify principles of social work values and ethics
Apply principles of social work values and ethics to agency learning agreement
Analyze social work values and ethics in relation to social work practice
Apply social work practice skills
Learning Resources
Note: To access this week’s required library resources, please click on the link to the Course Readings List, found in the Course Materials section of your Syllabus.
Required Readings
Garthwait, C. L. (2017). The social work practicum: A guide and workbook for students (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
Chapter 12, “Social Work Ethics” (pp. 136-147)
Gallina, N. (2010). Conflict between professional ethics and practice demands: Social workers’ perceptions. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, 7(2), 1–9. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/fall2010/f10conflict.pdf
Kimball, E., & Kim, J. (2013). Virtual boundaries: Ethical considerations for use of social media in social work. Social Work, 58(2), 185–188.
Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.
National Association of Social Workers. (2017). Code of ethics of the National Association of Social Workers. Retrieved from https://www.socialworkers.org/About/Ethics/Code-of-Ethics/Code-of-Ethics-English
Required Media
Laureate Education. (Producer). (2013). Social work values and ethics [Audio file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

Note: This audio introduction is located in the “Introduction and Objectives” section. The approximate length of this media piece is 1 minute.

Optional Resources
Click the following link to access the MSW home page, which provides resources for your social work program.

MSW home page
Assignment 1: Week 10 Blog
Refer to the topics covered in this week’s resources and incorporate them into your blog.

By Day 3
Post a blog post that includes:

A description of the principles of social work values and ethics

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