CODE OF ETHICAL PRACTICE AND STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT


§ 47.71. Codes of ethical practice and professional conduct.

 The Board subscribes to the codes of ethics and practice standards promulgated by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work and the Model Social Work Practice Act of the Association of State Social Work Boards. Licensed social workers and licensed clinical social workers (licensees) shall adhere to these codes and standards, except when they conflict with this chapter. The Board will use these codes and standards in resolving ambiguities which may arise in the interpretation of this chapter, except that whenever any conflict exists between this chapter and the professional associations’ codes and standards, this chapter shall prevail.

Source

   The provisions of this §  47.71 adopted September 17, 2010, effective September 18, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 5320.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  47.76 (relating to research and publication).



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