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Social Work Ethics Course

$ – For course pricing details, see our Pricing page.

You will need to purchase 1 unit for every hour of coursework.

You will receive a certificate of completion after passing the exam and purchasing the appropriate number of units.

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Social Work Ethics Course

Social Work Ethics Course Objectives and Outline:

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain at least two responsibilities social workers have to their clients.
  2. Describe at least one responsibility social workers have to their colleagues.
  3. Discuss at least one responsibility social workers have to their practice settings.
  4. Discuss at lest one responsibility social workers have as professionals.
  5. Discuss at least one responsibility social workers have to the social work profession.
  6. Discuss at least one responsibility social workers have to broader society.
  7. Explain the legal and ethical significance of confidentiality.
  8. Identify at least two limits of confidentiality.
  9. Describe at least one key factor in the ethical conduct as a social worker including propriety, competence, service, integrity, scholarship, and research.

Course Outline:

  1. Code of Ethics for Social Workers: Summary of Major Principles
    1. Purpose
    2. Summary
    3. Ethical standards
    4. Ethical responsibilities social workers have to their clients
    5. Ethical responsibilities social workers have to their colleagues
    6. Ethical responsibilities social workers have to their practice settings
    7. Ethical responsibilities social workers have as professionals
    8. Ethical responsibilities social workers have to the social work profession
    9. Ethical responsibilities social workers have to broader society
    10. Application of Social Work Ethical Principles to Guide Professional Practice Approaches
  2. Suspected Abuse Reporting and Client Safety
    1. Elder Abuse
    2. Child Abuse
  3. HIPAA and Third Party Privacy Considerations
  4. Sex with Clients
  5. References

Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd

Author: Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT – Department of JusticeUS Department of Health and Human Services

Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT has been in practice for over 20 years (for more details on Nicole Hiltibran’s credentials view our Principals page).  She wrote and compiled the information contained in this course from documents produced by the Department of Justice and the US Department of Health and Human Services. Course was reviewed by AspiraCE’s Social Worker Consultant, Rob Swartz, LCSW (for more details on Rob Swartz’s credentials view our Principals page).

 

This course is not NBCC approved

 

**Upon completion of this course and the successful passing of the exam, you will be required to complete a course evaluation.  The certificate of completion will be made immediately available after passing of the exam, completing the course evaluation, and the purchase of the appropriate number of units (1 unit for every contact hour of coursework).

3.0 of the 3.0 hours may be used towards ethics

 

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