Lecture 8 (Outline)

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The University of Hong Kong Department of Social Work and Social Administration SOWK1002 Introduction to Social Work Lecture Outline 8 – Ethics in Social Work Learning Outcomes 1. To understand what ethics is meant in social work practice 2. To examine ethical dilemmas in social work Defining Terms (Beckett and Maynard, 2005) What is meant by ‘ethics’? ‘Whereas values are the implicit and explicit beliefs about what people consider good , ethics relates to what people consider correct or right’ (DuBois and Miley, 2008: 111). Nature of Moral Judgements (Banks, 1995) 1) Moral judgements are about __________________ 2) Moral judgements entail ________________ 3) A moral judgement should be ______________________ 4) Social workers are asked to _____________ their moral judgements 1
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Values and Ethics in Social Work (Thompson, 2000) 1) The level of legislation and policy 2) The level of agency priorities 3) The level of professional ethics and professional values Code of Practice for Registered Social Workers in Hong Kong
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course SOWK 1002 taught by Professor Chiu during the Spring '10 term at HKU.

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