Codes of Ethics and Decision-Making Models Comparative Charts and Response     Human services professionals often need to make ethical decisions when providing support to clients. There several Codes of Ethics established by various associations to guide human service professionals when they encounter these situations.      Research the organizations and their Codes of Ethics listed in the Code of Ethics Comparative Chart below.     Complete the Code of Ethics Comparative Chart by recording each association’s guidelines regarding responsibilities to their clients, limitations to confidentiality, cultural considerations, and other important themes.    Note: the last row in the chart is an opportunity for you to list your personal values towards responsibilities to their clients, limitations to confidentiality, cultural considerations, and other ethical considerations.    Code of Ethics Comparative Chart Organization Responsibility to client Limitations to Confidentiality Cultural Considerations Other Important Themes Organization of Human Services (NOHS) American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)   National Association of Social Workers (NASW) American Psychological Association (APA) American Counseling Association (ACA) Your Personal Values     Complete the Decision-Making Models Comparative Chart to compare three popular models of ethical decision-making approaches.   Decision-Making Models Comparative Chart Models Characteristics of the model Advantages of the model Disadvantages of the model     Feminist model Social constructionist model Transcultural integrative model       Write a 300-word response in which you:   “� Explain the role of ethics in the human services profession.  “� Summarize how various codes of ethics and standards of practice apply to the field of human services. “� Explain which code of ethics and decision-making model resonates most closely with your personal and professional values.  “� How might these three factors impact your effectiveness as a human services professional?  “� Describe how you would use this code of ethics and decision-making model to help you when facing specific professional ethical dilemmas.  “� Discuss why it is important to use an interdisciplinary approach in instances of ethical dilemmas.

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