International Federation of Social Workers

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  • Ethics In Social Work

    the Ethics of Social Work, Statement of Principles. Social work is based on “respect for the inherent worth and dignity of all people, and the rights that follow this” (IASSW & IFSW, 2004). The first principal of respecting the right to self-determination (4.1.1) states that a social worker should respect and encourage people’s right to make their own choices and decisions. (4.1.2) is the principal of promoting the right to participation. Social workers are expected to encourage their clients to utilize services so they may be empowered. (4.1.3) states that a social worker should treat each person as a whole. Lastly, (4.1.4) identifying and developing…

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  • Geriatric Social Worker Essay

    When I 'm finished with school I want to be in the social work profession. The beauty of social work is there are so many different groups of people that I can help. I have yet to decide which group specifically I would like to help, but for right now let 's say I want to be a geriatric social worker. As a geriatric social worker there are many things I am going to need to know about older adults and their lives. I am going to need to know about the stages of grieving, the affects of care-giving…

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  • Social Work Profession Analysis

    Social work as multi-faceted profession plays a vital role at the community level in disaster risk management and/or problems that emerge from disasters such as heavy rain and floods. The social work profession has long been involved with disaster relief, both through the profession’s roots in the provision of wartime relief, and its concern with the peoples’ physical and social environment. Beginning with the Civil War and continuing with the formal role of social workers in Vet Centers, social…

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  • Ethical Dilemma In Social Care

    encounter of an ethical dilemma that a social worker may come across while working with clients within the mental health system and show how interpretation, how different dilemmas will impact on practice and how the impacts influence the delivery of services for the resolution approaches. An ethical dilemma happens when no matter what the course of action is taken, some ethical principle is compromised. In other words, there is no perfect solution. Laws and policies of the agency are often…

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  • Reflection Of A Community Experience: Volunteer Experience

    treat each other equally. They never had a problem with getting along because of color of skin or because someone appeared differently. Only thing I did notice was that the girls mostly played with the girls while the boys mostly played with boys. Intersectionality refers to entirely of a person’s dimension of difference and social identities (Cox, Trice & Long 2015 p. 9). I never really interacted with family so I do not know much about their intersection issues. I don’t know all about their…

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  • Importance Of Empathy In Social Work

    Joelle Ruben, M. (2015, March/April). Can Social work Students Learn Empathy? Social Work Today, Vol.15 No.2 P.12. Retrieved August 15, 2015. In his article “Can Social work Students Learn Empathy?” Joelle Ruben, MSW (2015) discusses how teachers and students hassle the Importance of empathy in the classroom, and how researchers have argued whether this is a trait that can be learned. The writer presents three key points in the article, A Moving Target, More Questions than Answers, Empathy 's…

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  • My Service Learning Experience

    rehabilitation services. Social Workers services are provided to each residence. The average length of stay for residence participating in the skill nursing program can be anywhere from 10 days to 30 days.…

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  • Cultural Competence In Social Work

    It is important for social workers to develop a culturally sensitive approach to social work with diverse clients. The National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics (2008) states that social workers should be sensitive to cultural and ethnic diversity and strive to end discrimination, oppression, poverty, and other forms of social injustice. The N.A.S.W. specifically addresses the following in regard to cultural humility and competence. Social workers should understand culture and its…

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  • Examples Of Social Work Code Of Ethics

    Ethical Paper Social workers hold them selves to high standards and they do this by following NASW Code of Ethics. Before accepting a job a social worker should check to see if the agencies policies and values are the same as NASW Code of Ethics. The same can be said for the social worker themselves; before going into the field of social work one should make sure their personal values match NASW Code of Ethics values. Situation SEK-CAP Choices Head Start is a preschool at no financial cost for…

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  • My Career Goals Of Social Work

    scared that my mother had reached out to CPS for help. While individuals interested in social work may say that their career goals stem from the fact that they would like to “help people”, I understand that social workers cannot change people’s lives, but people can change their own life. And social workers often have the keys and the ability to teach an individual how. Any profession can be considered a “helping profession”: we need dentists, nurses, doctors, accountants, even IRS agents. These…

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