Human Rights

The NASW Code of Ethics encourages social workers to combat isms, discrimination, oppression, and violence. Social workers need to see practicing civility as only a minimum in a range of social justice and human rights activities. Read more

Practice 2 Comments

Leisure time is not a luxury. It is evidence-based best practice and a basic human right. Read more

Self Care 1 Comments

We should be furious all the time as social workers. Read more

Creative Work 1 Comments

The social work profession shares a close relationship with human rights, because it adheres to values such as respect, dignity, and self-determination - values that are strongly embedded in the code of ethics for all practitioners. Read more


I am 29 years old, and I am increasingly aware of how dangerous being a woman is today. As a social work student committed to social justice, I am concerned about where women’s rights stand in America. Read more

Practice 3 Comments

Social work and human rights are inseparably linked. I will never stop trying to make the world a better place. My personal motivation for the profession of social work is the protection of human rights. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2016


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