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Ethical Principles and Decision Making in ACWA: A Case Analysis

   

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Contents
Ethical Principles and Decision Making..........................................................................................3
Introduction..................................................................................................................................3
Ethical Principles and Dedicated Organizations..........................................................................3
Case Analysis...............................................................................................................................4
Ethical Dilemma..........................................................................................................................4
Role of Support Organizations.....................................................................................................5
Resources and Funding................................................................................................................5
Case Management Process...........................................................................................................6
Group Contribution......................................................................................................................6
References........................................................................................................................................7
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Ethical Principles and Decision Making
Introduction
Ethics, the branch of philosophy, are the moral principles that every group or individual
implement in their life be it at the professional level or day to day working. Ethics means the
behavior that a group or individuals follow as their code of conduct. Ethics are the generic
rules that are expected by law to be followed by every person in his life and the profession he
pursues. To make it easy for the persons to follow ethics, most of the governments of different
countries issue rules and guidelines which are known as the Ethical Code of Conduct. The
Code of ethics is issued for companies, employees, and professionals also. Ethics are
behavioral principles and manners that a person should follow to determine his as well as the
other person's safety.
Ethical Principles and Dedicated Organizations
Ethics are divided into 4 levels which are Conduct level, fair level, integrity level, and
avoidable harm level. The ethics have some principles also which are trust, confidence,
respect, fairness, and responsibility. The Australian Community Workers Association or
ACWA has also issued ethical guidelines for the professionals who choose to work with them
so they can achieve the desired standards of service and meet the code of conduct ascertained
by the government, employer, industry and the public (ACWA, 2019). The said code lays
down the expectations from them along with eight written guidelines like ethical practice,
provision of service and support, confidentiality in the workplace, the regulatory framework,
diversity, the workplace, professional development, and professional standing.
The Australian Community Workers Association, a national level community service
organization of Australia engaged in providing the highest quality services to the
marginalized and very vulnerable group of the society. The workers of this association are
trusted with the most personal and confidential information that a person can have. The
professionals are bound to maintain confidentiality and the safety of their clients. The general
principles of the ACWA state that every human being, regardless of race, religion, gender,
age, sexual and gender diversity, or other individual differences has a right to use his human
rights providing it does not infringe upon the rights of others (McLennan, Ryan, &
Randall, 2018). Secondly, they state that social inclusion is a human right where every
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