Episode 4: NASW Code of Ethics with Dawn Hobdy

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Dawn Hobdy

The revised NASW Code of Ethics went into effect on January 1, 2018.

Dawn Hobdy, NASW Director of Ethics & Professional Review, speaks about how the Code of Ethics changed, examples of challenges that social workers face, and how NASW is helping social workers meet the challenges they face every day.

Posted June 08, 2021

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Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics

The NASW Code of Ethics offers a set of values, principles and standards to guide decision-making and everyday professional conduct of social workers. It is relevant to all social workers and social work students regardless of their specific functions or settings.

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Continuing Education

Official NASW Training on the Revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics

The 2017 revisions to the Code focus largely on the use of technology and the implications of technology for ethical practice. Nineteen sections of the Code were affected. Make sure you know how these significant changes impact the profession and your practice:

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