Post an explanation of whether you think advocacy is a vital aspect of social work. Be sure to reference this week’s readings to support your position. Then, explain what section within the NASW code of ethics requires advocacy of social workers. Finally, describe the pending law you selected and explain why its passage might be important to the population effected by the issue, the broader community, and social work practice.
Hoefer, R. (2012). Social justice and advocacy practice. In R. Hoefer (Ed.), Advocacy practice for social justice (2nd ed., pp. 25–41). Chicago, IL: Lyceum.
NASW CODE OF ETHICS 2008