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Ethics

The NASW Office of Ethics and Professional Review (OEPR) provides ethics and professional review education and training, administers the professional review process, and offers ethics consultation to members. It also provides information about members who have been sanctioned through the NASW professional review process. 


Updates


NASW President Wehrmann on the Coronavirus Pandemic
"As social workers who adhere to the NASW Code of Ethics, we need to be aware of our obligation to 'provide appropriate professional services in public emergencies to the greatest extent possible' (6.04). In doing so, we can advocate for needed resources and policies related to supporting members of our communities and the people we serve who may be at risk due to accessibility of food, medical care, medication and emotional support during this time."
Read Dr. Wehrmann's full statement on the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus (COVID-19):  8 Ethical Considerations for Social Workers
The COVID-19 (coronavirus) is rapidly transforming the way we go about day-to-day living. What should social workers do to prepare for the impact of this pandemic?
Read "Coronavirus (COVID-19): 8 Ethical Considerations for Social Workers"