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Ethics in Private Practice

The NASW Code of Ethics does not mention private practice, per se...it does not specifically condone or support private practice, and it does not reject or warn against private practice. It does, however, include a number of relevant ethical standard

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Teaching Cultural Competence

New social workers are on a path of self-discovery and has embraced acceptance, where he or she is from, and all that it entails. The new social worker speaks with confidence about race and ethnicity and knows about his or her culture. Are we ready? more »

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Do Involuntary Clients Have a Right to Self-Determination?

Self-determination is built on the values of autonomy and respect for the dignity and worth of all people. So, given the primacy of self-determination, how is it that social workers can ethically justify working with clients who are mandated to more »

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Social Work Podcast: Interview With Allan Barsky on Social Workers in Court

Jonathan Singer interviews social work ethics and legal expert Allan Barsky on social workers in court. more »

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Social Work Podcast: Interview With Allan Barsky on Social Work Values and Ethics

Jonathan Singer interviews social work ethics expert Allan Barsky on social work values and ethics. more »

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Ethics Alive! Ethical Concerns in Social Work Field Supervision

When student interns and other new social workers are making decisions about where to work, one of the most important factors to consider is the quality of field supervision. Ideally, you will have a supervisor who not only excels as a practitioner, more »

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