The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has set guidelines for the standards and necessary qualifications for the social work profession. Consider the following standard and minimum qualifications when completing this assignment. What are some basic ethical concerns for group work? What information is important for you to know to be in compliance? In this Assignment, you identify the basic foundation of ethical practice.
Ethics and Values Social workers shall function in accordance with the values, ethics, and standards of the profession, recognizing how personal and professional values may conflict with or accommodate the needs of diverse clients. (NASW, 2013, p. 4)
The social work case manager shall possess a baccalaureate or advanced degree in social work from a school or program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; shall comply with the licensing and certification requirements of the state(s) or jurisdiction(s) in which she or he practices; and shall possess the skills and professional experience necessary to practice social work case management. (NASW, 2013, p. 4
Submit a 2- to 3-page paper on the use of ethics in group settings.
Explain how ethics in group practice differs from individual practice.
Explain how confidentiality, mandated reporting requirements, and group membership
rules apply in group work.