"To Promote Positive Family Preservation Within the African
American Community in the Areas of Education, Housing,
Social Justice, and Health Care."
Code of Ethics
As a black social worker, I commit myself to the interests of my
black people and subscribe to the following statements:
I regard, as my primary obligation, the
welfare of the black individual, family and
community and will engage in action for
improving social conditions.
I give precedence to this mission over my
I hold myself responsible for the quality
and extent of services performed by the
agency or organization by which I am
employed, as they relate to the
I accept the responsibility to protect the
black community against unethical and
hypocritical practice by any individual or
organization engaged in social welfare
I stand ready to supplement my paid or
professional advocacy with voluntary services
in the black public interest.
I will use my skills as an instrument for
social change, with attention to the
established black social institutions.