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The NASW Code of Ethics is a set of standards that guide the professional conduct of social workers. The 2021 update includesBook Cover: Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers language that addresses the importance of professional self-care.

Moreover, revisions to the Cultural Competence standard provide more explicit guidance to social workers. All social workers should review the new text and affirm their commitment to abide by the Code of Ethics. Also available in Spanish.

Book Cover: Social Work Speaks, 12th Edition, NASW Policy Statements, 2021-2023The 12th edition of Social Work Speaks is a comprehensive and unabridged collection of policies adopted and revised by the NASW Delegate Assembly in 2020. The Delegate Assembly, NASW’s key policymaking body, meets every three years. The policy statements set the parameters for NASW’s positions and actions on a broad range of public policy and professional issues.

This edition includes updated policy statements on a wide range of topics, including rural social work, voter rights and participation, mental health, hospice care, juvenile justice, foster care and adoption, and the rights of indigenous peoples.

The first edition of Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work was a breakout hit, providing a guiding light for those who were struggling. InBook Cover: Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work, 2nd Edition the second edition, author SaraKay Smullens has updated the text to reflect our evolving understanding of burnout.

Once again, Smullens defines creative strategies for self-care and personal growth. In this edition of Burnout and Self-Care, impacted by difficult, challenging times, Smullens introduces a fifth dimension, societal burnout, to her examination of personal, professional, relational, and physical burnout. She has also expanded on the attendant syndromes, or “wake-up calls,” that tell us burnout is imminent and shows us how moral distress and injury negatively affect all those who are devoted to a just and ethical society.

Book Cover - Ethical Standards in Social Work, Revised 3rd Edition: A Review of the NASW Code of EthicsEthical Standards in Social Work, Revised 3rd Edition, by Frederic C. Reamer, is a practical guide designed to help social workers protect clients, make sound ethical decisions, and minimize the risk of professional malpractice and disciplinary action.

The revised third edition reflects the 2021 updates of the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers, which provides social workers with a comprehensive summary and analysis of ethical standards in the profession and an explicit statement of the profession’s principal mission and core values.




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