Social Workers ' Responsibility For And Influence Over Those Vulnerable Clients We Work With Clients

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Considering the power of words, describe social workers’ responsibility for and influence over those vulnerable clients we work with. Please incorporate the NASW Code of Ethics in your discussion. The power of words can be uplifting, encouraging, and empowering for our clients so we need to be aware of our words and actions when helping clients are job is to be helpful not to do harm. The NASW Code of Ethics states our ethical responsibilities to clients which include the following listed below.
1.01 Commitment to Clients which is to promote the well-being of our clients.
1.02 Self-Determination which is to respect and promote the right of clients to self-determination.
1.03 (a-f) Informed Consent which has to do with clients giving consent.
1.04 (a-c) Competence which has to do with the social worker being competent in providing services.
1.05 (a-c) Cultural Competence and Social Diversity which is the social worker understands different cultures, understands diversity in all forms, and has the knowledge and sensitivity to work with clients.
1.06 (a-d) Conflicts of Interest which is a social worker is aware of conflicts and has the know all not to harm or hurt clients and understands the conflicts of interest such as dual relationships.
1.07 (a-r) Privacy and Confidentiality which means a social worker needs to respect a client’s privacy and confidentiality and all the things included under this code.
1.08 (a-b) Assess to Records means the clients have rights to…

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