Ethics and Law Presentation

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Unformatted text preview: Ethics and Law Presentation Ethics and Law Presentation HSM/230 Jamie Jordan November 20, 2011 Catrice Fleming Introduction Introduction • • • • • Comparing Contrasting Ethics Laws Within an Organization Ethics Ethics • • • • • Rules or Standards Moral fitness in a decision or action Dictate behavior Moral Behavior Rules set by an Organization Laws Laws • • • • • A set of Rules Enforced by a Controlling Authority Designed to protect society Broken Laws punishable by Government Set by the Government Ethics and Laws Similarity’s Ethics and Laws Similarity’s • Direct human behavior in ways that are productive • For the individual and the society • Law through defense of the society • Ethical codes through informing individuals the mandates of society • Have systems of specialties and exceptions. Ethics and Laws Differences Ethics and Laws Differences Ethics encourages behavior Laws require behavior Ethics is inherently internal enforcing Ethics encouraging correct behavior from within an individual • Laws are inherently external enforcing • • • • Reflection on Society Reflection on Society • Ethics is reflected usually in how people relate to those whom they are close, whom they interact with on a friendly/amiable level frequently • Laws generally affect either how individuals behave in regards to people they do not interact with often or do so on angry/negative levels Responsibilities of Ethics Responsibilities of Ethics • • • • • Managing client risk, safety and autonomy Respecting client rights Maintaining confidentiality Make sure that everybody has equal rights Have access to helpful services and opportunities to meet clients needs Responsibilities and Ethics in Human Services (2011) Responsibilities Responsibilities of Laws Responsibilities of Laws • • • • • To protect welfare of a child To protect clients rights To protect workers To provide assistance for Low income families Maintain confidentiality U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2011) Laws and Policies Conclusion Conclusion Ethics and Laws have many similarities Have many differences Both are vital in Human service organizations Laws are made by government Ethics are by individual organizations and workers • Both can have consequences • • • • • References References • HG.org (2011) http://www.hg.org/socserv.html HG.org http://www.hg.org/socserv.html • NASW (2008) Code of Ethics NASW http://www.puc.edu/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/30097/NASW-Code-of-Ethics.pdf http://www.puc.edu/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/30097/NASW-Code-of-Ethics.pdf • Oregon.Gov (2011) http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/index.shtml Oregon.Gov http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/index.shtml • Responsibilities and Ethics in Human Services (2011) Responsibilities http://www.cpcs.umb.edu/support/studentsupport/red_book/resp_ethic_hs.h http://www.cpcs.umb.edu/support/studentsupport/red_book/resp_ethic_hs.h tm • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2011) Laws and Policies U.S. http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/laws_policies/index.htm http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/laws_policies/index.htm ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course HSM 230 taught by Professor Dowdell during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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