Category Archives: Ethics

Celebrating Social Work – by Prof. Harry Ferguson – For a Special Evening with Dr. Ferguson @SWSCmedia (Tuesday, 24-April-2012-04-24) #SWSCmedia

Every day in this country social workers perform countless acts that make a real difference to the lives of thousands of people.  What these social workers do involves kindness, compassion,…

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@SWSCmedia Case Study Series: Professional Boundary Dilemma – 2012-03-18 #SWSC media

I am a third year BA Social Work student on placement in a Local Authority. I met Samir about 6 months ago at a party and it is now 4…

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Debate on: The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development – and World Social Work Day 20-March-2012 – #SWSCmedia Debate @SWSCmedia

Next week there a are a number of events and important events and activities (both online and face-to-face) to celebrate Social Work Week #SWweek, beginning with World Social Work Day #WSWDay (Tuesday,…

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Debate Summary: Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct: Separating the Personal from Professional – 13 March 2012 – a #SWSCmedia Debate @SWSCmedia

Thank you for joining us in another rich and lively debate @SWSCmedia. The topic for discussion was Codes of ethics and professional conduct separating the personal and professional and we had a…

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Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct: Separating the Personal form Professional – Opinion piece by: Joe Godden @BASW_UK

10 years ago I was asked to give my opinion regarding a social worker who appeared to be breaking professional boundaries. The social worker, a male in his 30’s, was…

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TCSW – Media ethics: experiences from the social work profession – #SWSCmedia Debate @SWSCmedia

Below is the summary of The College of Social Work’s research on Media Ethics. Provided as pre-debate reading resource courtesy of The College of Social Work. The College of Social…

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Property has boundaries, social work has a perimeter fence – Opinion Piece by Allan Norman

Why do we need boundaries? In property law, boundaries divide up property. They don’t need to be clearly marked out – it is possible to have an invisible boundary going…

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Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct: Separating the Personal from Professional – #SWSCmedia debate on 13 March 2012

The idea of separating personal from professional and that professional associations have the right to regulate and discipline their members and constrain their behaviour extends back at least into the Middle Ages when…

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Debate Summary: Social Workers, Politics, and Political Opinions : 06 March 2012 – a #SWSCmedia Debate @SWSCmedia

Thank you for joining us in another excellent and rich debate @SWSCmedia. Join us next week same day same time when we discuss: Codes of ethics and professional conduct separating…

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The ‘Politics’ of Social Work – By Nushra Mansuri @BASW_UK

First of all, I just want to say, what a great choice of subject which evokes endless debate having relevance to both previous decades and generations of social workers which…

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