Ethics Education and Resources

The Office of Ethics and Professional Review (OEPR) develops and provides ethics training to Chapters upon request and availability.

If your Chapter is interested in having our office conduct CE approved ethics training, please contact 800-638-8799, ext 231. There is no charge for the training.

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Social Justice Ethics Resources

Get resources to help you with the questions that social workers need answers to know.

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COVID-19 Ethics Resources

Get resources to help you with the questions that social workers need answers to know about coronavirus.

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Consultation Hours

Consultation services are intended to guide members through the applicable standards in the Code of Ethics along with other pertinent considerations and resources that address their concerns and allows them to make reasoned ethical decisions.

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Ethical Standard of the Month

The Ethical Standard of the Month series examines specific standards from the NASW Code of Ethics and related resources that promote the understanding and appropriate application of the Code.

Ethics 8

The Ethics 8 Series offers useful tips related to prevailing topics in social work practice. These tip sheets uncover ethical considerations in a specific topic, and point to related resources.

Ethics Workshops and Webinars

Find courses developed by Ethics Department and the Legal Defense Fund to increase your understanding of the Code of Ethics and malpractice risk.

Ethics Literature

Find ethics publications from NASW and other sources.

Gender Affirming Care Resources

Find a glossary of terms, sources, and other Gender Affirming Care Resources

Understanding the NASW Code of Ethics

Earn 3 Ethics CEs while exploring the evolution of social work ethics through the lens of the NASW Code of Ethics. Examine the content, composition, and application of ethical standards via engaging activities and case scenarios that capture diverse social work settings.

Instructors: Dr. Frederic G. Reamer; Andrea Murray, LCSW; Terricka Hardy, LCSW, ACSW, BCD; and Stephanie Asare-Nti, MSW, LCSW-C

Register for "Understanding the NASW Code of Ethics"

NASW National Training on the 2021 Revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics

The NASW Code of Ethics is a living document that responds to the needs of the profession which are influenced by our ever-changing world. This 90-minute webinar examines the 2021 updates to the NASW Code of Ethics.

Watch the Webinar: 2021 Revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics

Virtual Ethics Round Table for Faculty and Students

Watch this 90-minute moderated panel discussion on the technology-related revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics and their implications for academia. Examine the use of technology in social work and related issues and questions from social work students, faculty and staff.

Need more Ethics CEs?

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Find continuing education courses and earn CEs at the Social Work Online CE Institute.

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