ethics

SCIE report 51: the ethics of sustainable health and social care - towards a framework for decision-making

Report that breaks new ground in examining the ethical challenges potentially posed by factoring environmental outcomes into different levels of health and social care decision-making, including resource allocation and treatments.

The environmental and climate change ethics literatures are considered in conjunction with health and social care ethical principles in order to inform the development of a new sustainable health and social care ethical framework.

At a glance 24: Ethical issues in the use of telecare

This At a glance briefing examines the ethical issues which local strategies and protocols should reflect and which practitioners should think about when supporting people to use telecare services.

International Social Work : Is a Universal Ethic for Social Work Attainable?

This podcast presents Professor Richard Hugman speaking about international social work. There is also a PowerPoint presentation to accompany this podcast.

Cities and the ethic of care for the stranger

This report documents a lecture presented by Professor Ash Amin from Durham University, with a response from Matt Matravers, Director of the School of Politics, Economics, and Philosophy at University of York. The lecture discusses living with diversity and the role of cities in managing cultural difference.

Social Work, Eligibility and Justice : Moral Economies of Practice

This podcast is part of the Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series and presents Dr. Tony Evans, York University, talking about the moral economics of practice.

Report on the use of physical intervention across children's services

Report looking into the current status of physical restraint and its use when dealing with children and young people in public care.

The code of ethics for social work: statement of principles

This resource details the code of ethics of the British Association of Social Workers. The primary objective of the Association's Code of Ethics is to express the values and principles which are integral to social work, and to give guidance on ethical practice. The Code is binding on all members, and the association also hopes that it will commend itself to all social workers practising in the United Kingdom and to all employers of social workers.

The Ethics and Practice of Electronically Monitoring Offenders

This podcast is part of the Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series. Professor Mike Nellis talks about the ethics and practice of using electronic monitoring devices or tags on offenders..

Ethical standards in public life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

This Act of Scottish Parliament is in seven parts.

Part 1 looks at codes of conduct for councillors, members of devolved public bodies, revisal of members' codes and the duties of councils and devolved public bodies.

Part 2 of the Act covers methods of enforcing the codes of conduct and investigating any claims which allege a code has been broken.

Part 3 contains general and miscellaneous provisions relating to Parts 1 and 2, including definitions of terms in the Act.

Part 4 details codes of conduct for members of other bodies.

American National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics

This resource details the code of ethics used by the United States National Association of Social Workers. Professional ethics are at the core of social work.

The profession has an obligation to articulate its basic values, ethical principles, and ethical standards. The NASW Code of Ethics sets forth these values, principles, and standards to guide social workers' conduct. The Code is relevant to all social workers and social work students, regardless of their professional functions, the settings in which they work, or the populations they serve.