Code of Ethics

The WV Board of Social Work has adopted, by legislative process, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics for professional social workers.

It is important for the consumer to be aware of the standards of ethical social work practice.

To find the basis for disciplinary action in the profession of Social Work in the State of West Virginia, see the West Virginia Code §30-30-26 "Complaints; investigations; due process procedure; grounds for disciplinary action."