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CASW Code of Ethics

Ethical behaviour is at the core of every profession.

On the occasion of National Social Work Week 2005, the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) adopted a new Code of Ethics and published Guidelines for Ethical Practice to serve as a companion document to the Code.

The Social Work Code of Ethics was last issued in 1994. In light of new developments and new forms of practice, it has now been revised following extensive consultation with key stakeholders and experts.

CASW recognizes and welcomes comments and discussion that the 2005 Code has generated. CASW will gather feedback and will take it into consideration when it conducts a review of the Code of Ethics.

To purchase a copy of the Code of Ethics and the Guidelines for Ethical Practice sold as a package please contact the CASW national office.



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