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NASW standards for social work practice with clients with substance use disorders

National Association of Social Workers – 2013

Outlines standards for practice for social workers who work with clients with substance use disorders, including those with children who are impacted by family substance abuse and other co-occurring disorders. The standards discussed are: ethics and values, qualifications, assessment, intervention, decision making and practice evaluation, record keeping, workload management, professional development, cultural competence, interdisciplinary leadership and collaboration, advocacy, and collaboration.