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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Sociologija / Sociology (S005)
Author(s): Ivanauskienė, Violeta;Varžinskienė-Čepkauskaitė, Laura
Title: Socialinių darbuotojų profesinių vertybių raiška praktinėje veikloje
Other Title: The Expression of social workers profesional values in practice
Is part of: Socialinis darbas : mokslo darbai. Vilnius : Mykolo Romerio universitetas., 2007, nr. 6(1)
Extent: p. 76-82
Date: 2007
Keywords: Socialinis darbuotojas;Profesinės vertybės;Praktinė veikla;Etikos kodeksas;Socialinis darbas;Social worker;Profesional values;Practice;Social work;Code of ethics
Abstract: Vertybės -- viena svarbiausių socialinio darbo profesijos kompetencijos sričių. Kadangi socialiniai darbuotojai dirba su labiausiai pažeidžiamais visuomenės nariais, ypatingai svarbu, kad jie pakankamai dėmesio skirtų profesinėms vertybėms ir aukštos kokybės asmeniniam ir profesiniam elgesiui. Socialinio darbo vertybių raiškai atskleisti iškeltas straipsnio tikslas - atskleisti socialinio darbo vertybių raiškos ypatumus socialinio darbo praktikoje. 2006 metų pavasarį atliktas tyrimas atskleidė, kad socialinių darbuotojų-raktikų darbas yra grindžiamas vertybėmis; socialinio darbo vertybės priimamos ir pripažįstamos vertingomis ir svarbiomis socialinio darbo praktikai ir pagalbos klientams procesui
Values are one of the main parts of competence in social work. This area is very important as social workers work with the most vulnerable members of the society and the quality of social workers practice, his/her honesty, personal and professional values may be crucial for his/her client’s further life and the quality of his/her life. The purpose of this article is to define the expression of social workers’ values in the social work practice. The main values in social work are those that have something in common with the dignity and worth of a person. Social workers work with people having multiple problems and often face the most vulnerable sides of their clients. So the importance of humanitarian values becomes evident: inebriate, poverty-stricken, dirty, irrationally thinking, not communicating person is still a human being and that makes him valuable. Professional values of social work acknowledge both strong and weak sides of a person. Social worker must pay attention both to the values of the society, client and his/her personal values. He/she cannot perform his/her job well if he/she ignores personal values and principles. The act of ignoring may influence emotional and psychological feeling of social worker and that may affect social worker’s duties. Taking into consideration his/her personal values, professional cannot forget about value differences and has to accept people with different personal values. In 2006 a quantitative descriptive research was performed at Vytautaas Magnus University that analyzed social work values in the context of social workers’ competence. Social workers-practitioners, working in social service agencies in Kaunas region participated in the qualification courses at VMU. 57 of 70 social workers, who participated in the courses filled in the questionnaires. The research faced several limitations.[...]
Affiliation(s): Mykolo Romerio universitetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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