The social worker's work in the Family Allowance Program: challenges to the professional code of ethics


In this article it is analyzed the social worker's work while running the Family Allowance Program (Programa Bolsa Família - PBF) within the Social Service policy, focusing the ethical dimension of the professional practice. It involves the discussion of the challenges to actualize the values and principles of the Social Work code of ethics before the assignments required for the execution of current social policies. From a bibliography and data research it is observed a tension field among the intrinsic values of PBF conditioned and focused format, the professional code of ethics and the Social Service policy.

Social Work; Work; Code of ethics; Social policies; Family Allowance Program; Social Service

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