Personal Leadership Plan
Legal and Ethical Issues HHS 235
An ethical leader in human service working along with youths has to possess the proper vision of integrity and principle to uplift, guide and make a difference in the lives of youths. However, the youths are the future leaders of tomorrow and it is very important they are treated with all the respect and values that the workers possess. leaders has to take their roles seriously as they treat the youths affected or influence by their decision with the dignity and respect they are due. Some other important ingredient that makes a good ethical leader are knowledge, and courage. The ability to empower and motivate the youths using words, good deeds, and examples can be defined as ethical leadership, possessing the capability to ethically motivate youths in the service of doing good. Working day to day with youths gives a great sense of ones identity which promotes them to initiate crucial values along with moral behavior and ethical decisions. Youths needs adults with high morals and values to increase their success rate in the community;
“Most young people become competent adults who are able to function effectively in society. They are motivated by caring adults and peers who help them to develop the knowledge and skills that they need. Of particular concern to social workers, however, are those adolescents who are at risk due to a harmful or nonsupportive environment and behaviors such as dropping out of school, using drugs and alcohol, committing status offenses (activities that would not be against the law for an adult), engaging in delinquent activities, having unprotected sexual activity, and attempting suicide”. (NASW)
In the human Service there are many specific avenues directed to serve and edify the youths such as group homes, schools, community centers, health centers/hospitals, court personnel, law enforcement...