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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.
Eldridge also received the 2011 Public Elected Official of the Year Award from the NASW.
Until 1979 the NASW Code of Ethics (1960) was only one page with 14 aspirational statements.
"The issues I worked on at NASW are way more similar than different" to those he works on for AMHCA, Finley says.
"The Role of Oncology Nursing and Oncology Social Work in Patient Navigation" joint statement from ONS, AOSW, and NASW was released in 2010 and can be viewed at www.ons.org/Publications/Positions/ Navigation.
If possible breaches of ethical standards have been identified at the review or publication process, the NASW Press may notify the author and bring the ethics issue to the attention of the appropriate professional body or other authority.
The study, commissioned by the New York Academy of Medicine and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), surveyed social workers who provide services to so-called "sandwich generation" women--women between the ages of 35 and 64 who are "sandwiched" by the needs of their children and their aging parents.
I have had a subscription to Social Work since 1975 when I first joined NASW. Since that time, I have to admit that I have probably read less than 1% of the editorials published within that journal.
Each chapter also contains case examples and an overview of the related standards from the NASW Code of Ethics.