Code of ethics
Each profession has its own Code of Ethics to abide by. The book discusses portions of the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers. Many of the items in this Code of Ethics are similar to those for the Human Services Worker. This Code of Ethics has been established by the National Organization for Human Services. There are 44 Standards that comprise the Ethical Standards for Human Service Professionals. Review these at the following website: http://www.nationalhumanservices.org/ethical-standards-for-hs-professionals
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, then reflect on what this Code of Ethics means to you as a future Human Service Professional.
This reflection paper should be 2-3, double-spaced pages in length. Be written in APA format (including the reference).
Use headings to organize your paper. For example, you might use headings such as Code of Ethics Overview, Practitioner Application of Code, Personal Reflection, and/or Future of Code of Ethics.
This assignment will be graded based on:
Quality of content including the ability to summarize the highlights of the Code of Ethics, ability to state your view of why this important, and your ability to clearly identify how it will influence you as you prepare to enter the human service field. (15 points)
Quality of writing and mechanic such as thesis statement, organization, grammar, and spelling. (5 points)
APA formatting that includes the cover page, margins, font, page numbers, in-text citations, and references. (5 points)