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From the Blog: Social Work Policy Advocacy

Social workers advocate on behalf of individuals and communities to increase resource access, and this advocacy ranges from small-scale actions that impact individuals to large-scale programs designed to benefit entire communities and society as a whole. The National Association of Social Workers’ Code of Ethics indicates that social workers “should engage in social and political action that seeks to ensure that all people have equal access to the resources, employment, services, and opportunities they require to meet their basic human needs and to develop fully.” Social work policy advocacy is one of the means for upholding that standard.

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