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It is a requirement of all professions that its members adhere to ethical and professional practice guidelines. In the case of community work practitioners this is fundamental because our work is with some of the most vulnerable and marginalised groups of people in our society. As the relevant professional body, ACWA sets the ethical and practice benchmarks for community workers , in accordance with industry, employer and public expectations.
While these two documents can be downloaded individually, they are not designed to be standalone. Working to a set of clear guidelines as well as within a strong ethical framework is essential in our sector.
The Code of ethics and Practice guidelines are nationally applicable and ACWA members can be held accountable for breaches to the Code. As foundation documents for the Association, and the sector at large, they are reviewed periodically. The Code of ethics is current as of January and the new Practice guidelines will be released in February A code of ethics is an explicit document that lays down the expectations of a professional working in the field.
The code was originally developed by the founders of the association and it is as relevant today as a guide for every day ethical practice as it was in its inception. ACWA members and registered community workers agree to the Code of ethics and demonstrate adherence to the code in every aspect of their professional life.
Please refer back to this page. Ungooroo Aboriginal Corporation has worked to empower the Indigenous community since as a not-for-profit organisation.
As a result, Ungooroo has built strong community relationships. An Acknowledgment of Country is an opportunity to acknowledge, and pay respect, to the Traditional Owners and ongoing custodians of the land — The Aboriginal. The Barkuma Neighbourhood Centre is a not-for-profit community organisation, serving the community since National Reconciliation week is celebrated each year, from the 27th of May to the 3rd of June.
This week commemorates two significant milestones that have. Hey Everyone! By Lakin Agnew January 30, Code of ethics A code of ethics is an explicit document that lays down the expectations of a professional working in the field. The Practice standards are designed to complement the Code of ethics and provide a guide to all community work practitioners. The standards document includes indicators and will soon be superseded by an updated document matched with assessment tools to help practitioners and employers identify skill gaps and training needs.
In a similar fashion to the Practical Ethics Series, ACWA has developed a selection of information sheets designed to support practitioners demonstrate professionalism in their everyday work. The series will be restricted to members only. You can learn more about ACWA membership here. Lakin Agnew. May 29, No Comments. Black Dog Institute Hey Everyone! Close Panel.
Code of ethics and Practice guidelines
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ACWA New Code of Ethics & Practice Standards
A code of ethics is an explicit document that lays down the expectations of a professional working in the field. The Australian Community Workers Code of Ethics sets the tenor for exemplary community work practice and is the benchmark for all human service practitioners. The founders of the Association first developed a code of ethics to guide members in their practice. The concept of an ethical framework for practice is as relevant today as it was in its inception. ACWA members and registered community workers agree to the Code of Ethics and demonstrate adherence to the code in every aspect of their professional life. Practice guidelines and assessment tools.