Web Exercises

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  1. Check out the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics and the International Federation of Social Workers Code of Ethics. Compare the similarities and differences in the codes. Become familiar with the policy and advocacy portions of the codes and where social workers' responsibilities lie.

  2. Conduct an online search for a list of social work journals (e.g. at http://online.sagepub.com/browse/by/discipline), then choose those journals concerned with social issues. Search through the tables of contents and write down examples of use of empowering social work and of the social work imagination. Also describe in detail a social work initiative that is especially innovative and that relates to social justice. The purpose of the exercise is to show the richness of social work activities worldwide.