This assignment focuses on the new institutional perspective and its influence on the moral standards of agencies with the primary role of working with people. The new institutional perspective is an implicit norm that supports efforts to classify people in order to develop moral judgments about their needs and laws and regulations to enforce related standards for providing their services. The standards are developed and adopted by different boards and law makers to address what have been determined to be the needs of the people which human services workers serve.
Using your textbook on introductin to human services online library, and the Internet, address the following:
-Discuss at least two ways that this perspective has improved the direct focus of human services agencies in a way that individualizes care by matching needs to services.
-Discuss the importance and role of ethical standards in governing how agencies function.
-Discuss the challenges (at least two) that agencies and direct service providers face while working under ethical standards defined by the regulatory bodies.
-Discuss the influence of the new institutional perspective on the moral standards of human services agencies. Discuss at least two ways that this perspective has improved the direct focus of human services agencies in a way that individualizes care by matching needs to services.