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Ethical Codes of Practice in the US and UK: One Profession, Two Standards

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About the Course:

Social work codes of professional ethics in the United States and the United Kingdom are juxtaposed to reveal differences in form, content, structure and historical development. The approach taken in the two countries to professional regulation, through codes of ethics, is strikingly different; tentative explanations are offered.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Ethical Codes of Practice in the US and UK: One Profession, Two Standards created by Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D. and Steven M. Shardlow, Ph.D.

Journal/Publisher:

The Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics

Publication Date:

Summer 2009, Vol. 6, No. 2

Course Material Authors

Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D.

School of Social Work, Rhode Island College, USA

Steven M. Shardlow, Ph.D.

The University of Salford, UK

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about code of ethics in the US and UK. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Compare the US and UK codes of professional ethics.

  2. Outline the history of development, structure, and context of the US and UK codes.

  3. Identify reasons for differences in the two codes.

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Ethical Codes of Practice in the US and UK: One Profession, Two Standards

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  • Reading-Based Online
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111 members have taken this course

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