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A description of the principles of social work values and ethics According to chapter 12 (Garthwait, 2017) social worker use ethical competencies, ethical decision making, and a process for resolving ethical dilemmas quite often. Ethics audits are used at any time when agencies police themselves to ensure compliance with its own policies and ethical principles The NASW Code of Ethics “is intended to serve as a guide to the everyday professional conduct of social workers,” according to the NASW website. It outlines six ethical principles that “set forth ideals to which all social workers should aspire.” The six ethical principles consist of service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence. “Social workers should be alert to and avoid conflicts of interest that interfere with the exercise of professional discretion and impartial judgment. Social workers should inform clients when a
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