Human Services Program - Online Handbook - Code of Ethics
- The Human Service Worker's Conduct
- Propriety. The human service worker should maintain high standards of personal conduct.
- Competence and Professional Development. The human service worker should strive to become and remain proficient in professional practice and the performance of professional functions.
- Service. The human service worker should regard as primary the service obligation of the profession.
- Integrity. The human service worker should act in accordance with the highest standards of professional integrity.
- Scholarship and Research. The human service worker engaged in study and research should be guided by the conventions of scholarly inquiry.
- Primacy of Client's Interests. The human service worker's primary responsibility is to the client.
- Rights and Prerogatives of Clients. The human service Worker should make every effort to foster maximum self-determination on the part of clients.
- Confidentiality and Privacy. The human service Worker should respect the privacy of clients and hold in confidence all information obtained in the course of professional service.
- Respect, Fairness, and Courtesy. The human service worker should treat colleagues with respect, fairness, and good faith.
- Commitments to Employing Organization. The human service worker should adhere to commitments made to the employing organizations.
- Maintaining the Integrity of the Profession. The human service worker should uphold and advance the values, ethics, knowledge, and mission of the profession.
- Community Service. The service worker should assist the professional in making services available to the general public to promote the overall welfare of society.
- Development of Knowledge. The human service worker should take responsibility for identifying, developing, and fully utilizing knowledge for professional practice.
|Helen Hendren, Program Coordinator
|Linda Gates, Internship Supervisor
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