Development of Code of Ethics for the Profession of Social Work

Columbia Global Centers | Middle East

Following the successful engagement of CUSSW faculty in the in the trainings associated with the Jordan Social Work Education for Excellence Program (JSWEEP), Jordan’s Ministry of Social Development invited JSWEEP Co-Directors CUSSW Dean Jeanette Takamura and Professor Nabila El-Bassel to serve as advisors for the creation of Jordan’s first-ever code of ethics for the profession of social work. A committee was established, and members developed and agreed on the language for the code. Under the Patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, and in collaboration with the Center, CUSSW faculty, and leaders in the field, the Ministry will hold an event to unveil the finalized code in late November.