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Values & Ethics
VALUES & ETHIC
CLASS CODE: SW 400 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An overview of values and principles of ethical decision making for Social Workers using the NASW Code of Ethics as a backdrop.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Students will have the opportunity to become aware of personal values, the values of the Social Work profession, and to discuss various ethical dilemmas and their effect on agencies, clients and social work practice.
Ethical decision making for social workers
NASW Code of Ethics
Ethical dilemmas
Impact on clients, agencies and SW Practice
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Become aware of:
NASW Code of Ethics
Own values
Values of profession
Ethical dilemmas
Impacts on clients, agencies

REQUIREMENTS: Read text, tests of material, group discussions - ethical decision making.
PREREQUISITES: SW 260
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003