PHI 302 Week 4 Assignment | Wilmington University
Week 4 Code of Ethics Short Essay
In this assignment, you are asked to write a 1-2 page essay in which you identify your chosen/or desired profession and then search online for a code of ethics related to this profession (For example: a school counselor, a social worker, a human service worker). Through this assignment, you will begin to develop an awareness and understanding of the Code of Ethics for your chosen or desired profession.
· Identify your chosen profession (For example: psychologist, educator, counselor, police or probation officer).
· Go online to search for and find the Code of Ethics for your chosen profession.
· Write a short essay (1-2 pages) explaining:
1. Introduction: Why did you choose this profession? Introduce the code of ethics of your desired/chosen profession in the introduction paragraph. Be sure to include an in-text citation for the code of ethics (Click hereLinks to an external site. for an example of how you might format an in-text citation for a website)
2. Body of Paper
o Why it is important for professionals in the field you have chosen to be familiar with and understand the field’s code of ethics.
o Identify what you think are the three most important requirements of the field’s code of ethics & explain why. (Be sure to cite the code of ethics through in-text citation whenever the code is discussed).
3. Conclusion: Restate what was discussed throughout the paper and leave your reader with a closing thought.
4. Keep in mind, the Code of Ethics and your textbook should be listed as references and formatted in correct APA.