Take a few minutes to consider the following question: What items are truly important in life? List your top 5 values, now rank them. Which items rose to the top? Consider where you are living into your values and where are they compromised?
Identify one of the social work core values that overlaps with one of your personal values. Share why this value is important to you as an individual and as a professional. Describe where you see this core value expanded into one of the items discussed in the code of ethics. What is the importance of this value in becoming and/or behaving as a social work leader?