Is Practicing Civility Enough During Times of Strife: A Reminder of Social Work’s Central Calling

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Thank you for the reminder and encouragement

Great article! Great reminder! Just what I needed. My current job is threatened b/c my appreciation for the SW Code of Ethics supersedes my willingness to cooperate with what appears to be neglect and an agencies inability to provide adequate services to their clients. Where I live, the mental health system appears fundamentally broken. The DHHS appears unaware, unconcerned and/or underfunded. With this powerful reminder, I have faith in my abilities to find a new job after 10 years of social work service. I will finally seek out the job that will permit me to incorporate my ethics into my daily practice. Thanks for this reminder! 🙏🏽

Eve Block, MSW 224 days ago


Thanks for reminding us of the link between civility and freedom of speech. We can advocate in a manner that is assertive, effective, and respectful. Our means of advocating for social justice are just as important as the ends.

Allan Barsky, JD, PhD 276 days ago

Voting Is Social Work

Great gift book for social work graduates!

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