National Association of Social Workers

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National Association of Social Workers

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An international organization of professional social workers.
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A completely new code of ethics was ratified by the NASW governing body in 1996; this is the current code in the United States, with several relatively minor revisions since then (Reamer, 2006a).
As mentioned earlier, NASW health care and end-of-life and palliative care standards identify core competencies for culturally sound social work practice: ethics competence, a value orientation that respects client self-worth and dignity, knowledge competence that encompasses the unique needs of a population, assessment competence that demonstrates knowledge of patient's identification of family composition and structure, and empowerment and advocacy competence that actively seeks to resolve barriers for vulnerable clients.
As reviewed and revised by NASW National Committee on Inquiry (NCOI), May 30, 1997
The editorial board of Social Work and the Executive Director of NASW has a fiduciary responsibility to protect NASW from law suits and other hazardous responses.
Through its Political Action for Candidate Election Board of Trustees (a body under the authority of federal election law) it will raise money to promote the election of Kerry, the NASW News reports.
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)--NASW has selected Ingenta to create a customized Web site that will both serve existing NASW members and subscribers and increase the international distribution and reach of the association's journals.
Yet almost half of those science journalists in NASW are freelancers, not staff writers, making them dependent on corporate and university assignments.
Paper presented at the NASW School Social Work Conference, New Orleans.
The Kentucky NASW released a statement condemning KBHC's action, even though the therapist in question wasn't a social worker or a member of NASW.
This decision, however, will provide NASW with an opportunity to simplify, streamline, and regain control over information and automated processes.
Abbreviation Sponsoring Organization(s) ACS 1986 American Chemical Society AGI 1995 American Geological institute AIP 1990 American Institute of Physics AMA 1989 American Medical Association APA 1994 American Psychological Association ASA 1988 American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America ASM 1991 American Society for Microbiology CBE 1994 Council of Biology Editors MAA 1987 Mathematical Association of America NASW 1993 National Association of Social Workers Abbreviation Title ACS 1986 The ACS style guide: A manual for authors and editors AGI 1995 Geowriting: A guide to writing, editing, and printing in earth science, 5th ed.