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Description of the principles of social work values and ethics.

Week 10 

Social Work Values and Ethics 



Garthwait, C. L. (2017). The social work practicum: A guide and workbook for students (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

o Chapter 12, “Social Work Ethics” (pp. 136-147)

Gallina, N. (2010). Conflict between professional ethicsand practice demands: Social workers’ perceptions. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, 7(2), 1–9. Retrieved from

Kimball, E., & Kim, J. (2013). Virtual boundaries: Ethical considerations for use of social media in social work. Social Work, 58(2), 185–188.

National Association of Social Workers. (2017). Code ofethics of the National Association of Social Workers. Retrieved from Ethics/Code-of-Ethics-English


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Week 10 

Social Work Values and Ethics

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Assignment 1 

Week 10 Blog

  • A description of the principles of social work values and ethics
  • An explanation of how the principles of social work values and
    ethics might relate to your agency learning agreement throughout your field educationexperience
    Be sure to support your blog posts with specific references to this week’s resources and provide full APA citations for your references. For more information about posting your blog assignment, click on the Field Education Blogs link on the course navigation menu.

Please not that this is a MSW program. I am doing my field ED at Walton County Division of Family and Children Services is GA. what I do is complete intakes for food stamps and medicaid. interviewing clients for renewal and recertification. Facilitating resource development orientation for new foster/adoptive parents Groups. Participation in community partnership meetings and contributing to development of a grant that is being developed in the community.