Journal of Human Services
Recent updates to the National Organization for Human Services Code of Ethics create an opportunity for further recognition within the field. The next logical step to recognition is the adoption of the concept of preventive ethics, in which ethical codes set the tone for the development of grievance procedures and agency level policies. Fostering an environment of preventive ethics within the human services profession will further establish awareness and recognition within the field. This discussion provides support for the development of a grievance process through the conceptual lens of preventive ethics and suggests a framework for the development of a grievance process to be considered by the members of the National Organization of Human Services.
Original Publication Citation
Winfield, C., Sparkman-Key, N., & Vajda, A. (2017). Professional standards: Embracing preventive ethics in human services. Journal of Human Services, 37(1), 55-62.
Winfield, Chaniece; Sparkman-Key, Narketta; and Vajda, Anthony, "Professional Standards: Embracing Preventive Ethics in Human Services" (2017). Counseling & Human Services Faculty Publications. 33.