Ethical Compass


Ethical Compass is an initiative of the NLASW Ethics Committee and is intended as a resource for members.  The issues covered in this publication have been identified by social workers as part of the NLASW ethical consultation process and from a review of ethical trends in practice.


Collegial Conflicts and Social Media Challenges

The Ethics of Knowing One's Professional Limitations


'Can you help me'? The Ethics of Giving Professional Advice to a Friend, Neighbor or Colleague

Being your Best Professional Self

Ethical Decision - Making and Documentation

The Ethics of Countertransference: A practice reality



Dual Relationships: An Ethical Reality

The Ethics of Balancing Quality of Life and Autonomy/Freedom

Walk and Talk Therapy: What are the Ethical Considerations?