write a paper applying an ethical principle from the NASW Code of ethics to their experiences at the agency. My personal journal from the assisted living facility I volunteered at is attached. you can make something up like an example of something that happened that you can come up with that makes sense. like you can make it up.

1-Description and Application of Ethical Principle: This is not core values, these principles stem from value to the principle.
The principles are:
Ethical Principles
The following broad ethical principles are based on social work’s core values of service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence. These principles set forth ideals to which all social workers should aspire.

Ethical Principle: Social workers’ primary goal is to help people in need and to address social problems.
Social workers elevate service to others above self-interest. Social workers draw on their knowledge, values, and skills to help people in need and to address social problems. Social workers are encouraged to volunteer some portion of their professional skills with no expectation of significant financial return (pro bono service).

Ethical Principle: Social workers challenge social injustice.
Social workers pursue social change, particularly with and on behalf of vulnerable and oppressed individuals and groups of people. Social workers’ social change efforts are focused primarily on issues of poverty, unemployment, discrimination, and other forms of social injustice. These activities seek to promote sensitivity to and knowledge about oppression and cultural and ethnic diversity. Social workers strive to ensure access to needed information, services, and resources; equality of opportunity; and meaningful participation in decision making for all people.

Ethical Principle: Social workers respect the inherent dignity and worth of the person.
Social workers treat each person in a caring and respectful fashion, mindful of individual differences and cultural and ethnic diversity. Social workers promote clients’ socially responsible self-determination. Social workers seek to enhance clients’ capacity and opportunity to change and to address their own needs. Social workers are cognizant of their dual responsibility to clients and to the broader society. They seek to resolve conflicts between clients’ interests and the broader society’s interests in a socially responsible manner consistent with the values, ethical principles, and ethical standards of the profession.

Ethical Principle: Social workers recognize the central importance of human relationships.
Social workers understand that relationships between and among people are an important vehicle for change. Social workers engage people as partners in the helping process. Social workers seek to strengthen relationships among people in a purposeful effort to promote, restore, maintain, and enhance the well-being of individuals, families, social groups, organizations, and communities.

Ethical Principle: Social workers behave in a trustworthy manner.
Social workers are continually aware of the profession’s mission, values, ethical principles, and ethical standards and practice in a manner consistent with them. Social workers act honestly and responsibly and promote ethical practices on the part of the organizations with which they are affiliated.

Ethical Principle: Social workers practice within their areas of competence and develop and enhance their professional expertise.
Social workers continually strive to increase their professional knowledge and skills and to apply them in practice. Social workers should aspire to contribute to the knowledge base of the profession.

2–Review the NASW Code of Ethics ( http://www.naswdc.org/pubs/code/code.asp?print=1 ) and identify and explain 2 of the Ethical Principles

3. Provide a detailed description of how this principle applies to the situation you are examining from your volunteer experience.

4-Reference to the specific principle and cite NASW Code of Ethics document and section using APA.

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***Use headings to organize the paper according to the grade rubric. Make sure you begin with a brief description of the volunteer agency.

RUBRIC:

Description and Application of Ethical Principle
Identification and explanation of Ethical Principle
Detailed description of how this principle applies to the situation you are examining
Reference to NASW Code of Ethics document and section
Writing Mechanics
Writing, Organization of Information, and Adherence to Paper Parameters and Requirements
APA format

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