“The social work profession is dedicated to the welfare and self realization of all people; the development and disciplined use of scientific and professional knowledge; the development of resources and skills to meet individual, group, national, international changing needs and the achievement of social justice for all.”
–Canadian Association of Social Work (CASW Code of Ethics 2005, p.3)
That the Social Work Profession be transparent and accountable to the public by establishing standards of practice and mandating that practicing social workers all are registered.
- That the public is protected by establishing standards of practice for social workers on Prince Edward Island.
- That the SWPEI Registration Board is accountable and accessible to the public.
- That all social workers in PEI are registered professionals.
- That social workers in their practice adhere to the Code of Ethics.
A comprehensive Code of Ethics was adopted by the PEISWRB in 2010.