2021 Revised NASW Code of Ethics is now in effect.
Social Workers! In 2020 and 2021 the Delegate Assembly of the National Association of Social Workers approved substantive amendments to the NASW Code of Ethics.
The NASW Code of Ethics is a living document that responds to the needs of the profession which are influenced by our everchanging world. The 2021 revisions to the Code include language that addresses the importance of professional self-care, as well as revisions to the Cultural Competence standard. These changes affect all social workers. NASW is committed to advancing professional ethics by way of the following resources:
- Join our free 90-minute webinar: 2021 Revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics: Self-Care and Cultural Competence. Earn 1.5 CEs at a discounted rate of $20 for NASW members. Non-members can may apply for 1.5 CEs for $25. Remember, anyone can watch the webinar free of charge.
- Read the following article to review the 2021 Revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics: Self Care and Cultural Competence
Click here for more information on the updated Code of Ethics.