Social Work Federal Law.

Original Language Title: Ley Federal del Trabajo Social.

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SOCIAL work SOCIAL work law 27.072 law Federal the work Social. Adopted: 10 December 2014 promulgated: 16 December 2014 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. they attest to the force of law: FEDERAL law on the labour SOCIAL chapter I provisions general article 1 - object. This law aims to establish the general framework for the practice of social work throughout the national territory, without prejudice to the application of local rules dictated by the provinces and the autonomous city of Buenos Aires.
Article 2 - scope. The provisions of this Act are of public order and application throughout the territory of the Republic of Argentina.
Article 3 ° - objectives. The objectives of this law are: to) promote the ranking of the profession of social work by its social relevance and its contribution to the force, defense and vindication of human rights, the construction of citizenship and democratization of social relations; b) establish a regulatory framework of a general nature for the profession of social work in Argentina, without prejudice to the application of local rules governing the registration, control and control of professional practice; (c) establish the professional duties of the / workers social throughout the national territory; d) protecting the interest of the citizens, creating the minimum conditions necessary for the provision of professional services to competition, quality and suitability; (e) expand the mandatory of the registration for the exercise professional in institutions national, binational and international with representation in the country; (f) regulate the rights, obligations and prohibitions in relation to the practice of social work in the whole country. chapter II exercise professional article 4 - professional practice. Is considered professional practice of social work tasks, acts, actions or practices arising, related or framed in one or more of the duties laid down in this Act, including the performance of charges or functions derived from judicial appointments, ex officio or upon proposal of parties, meaning Social work practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes change and social development professional social cohesion and strengthening, and the liberation of the people. The principles of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversity are fundamental to social work. Supported by the theories of social work, social sciences, humanities and indigenous knowledge, social work involves people and structures to cope with life's challenges and increase well-being.
Article 5 °-use of the title professional. Use of the professional title the use of seals, legends, drawings, logos, badges, cards, notices, posters, publications, reports, documents or manifestations of any kind or species, where is name is mentioned, directly or indirectly, is considered the profession of social work.
Article 6 - denomination of the professional title. Be approved under the name of Bachelor in Social work titles to graduate in Social work and licensed in Social Service, issued by the universities and colleges recognized legally in the country and that they integrate the Argentine University System. This standard shall be applicable to new curricula or the modification of curricula which are either approved or recognized from the entry into force of this law.
Article 7 - enabling professional title. The profession of social work degree may only be exercised by individuals with enabling degree issued by universities and colleges recognized legally in the country and that integrate the Argentine University System.
Article 8 - right to recognition. Titles that do not meet the conditions laid down in article 6 and issued prior to the entry into force of this Act, remain in force and authorization for the exercise of the profession of social work.
Chapter III concerns professional article 9 - professional duties. Always on defense, advocacy and promotion of the effective exercise of human and social rights, the / as graduates in Social work are entitled to the following professional activities within professional specificity that gives them the enabling title: 1. advice, design, implementation, audit and evaluation: to) public policies related to the various fields of professional practice, such as habitat health, social development, disability, education, work, environment, justice, childhood and adolescence, social economy, social violence, gender, minority, elderly and addictions, among others. b) plans, programmes and social projects; (c) family, institutional, community diagnosis, social and environmental impact studies; (d) projects institutional and social organizations, whether governmental or non governmental. 2. integration, coordination, orientation, training and/or supervision of disciplinary, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary work teams, providing elements for the reading and identification of the situation addressed, incorporating socio-economic, political, environmental and cultural aspects that influence it, and suggesting intervention strategies. 3 development of social reports, socioeconomic reports, social and socio-environmental, reports situational or expert. 4. intervention in residential, institutional or community contexts. 5. development of social skills in the field of Justice, whether as proficient officers, part, representative or technical consultant. 6. professional intervention in instances or mediation programs. 7. professional intervention as health workers. 8. direction and performance of functions of teaching of degree and postgraduate, extension and research in the field of vocational training in social work and social science academic units. 9. performance of tasks of teaching, training, research, supervision and integration of technical teams at different levels of the formal educational system and the non-formal educational field, in areas related to social sciences. 10 address, integration of equipment and development of lines and research projects in the social field, contributing a: to) the production of knowledge in social work and deepening of professional specificity and social theory; (b) the production of methodological knowledge to contribute to professional intervention in the different fields of action; (c) the production of knowledge that makes possible the identification of factors affecting the generation and reproduction of social problems and possible strategies for modification or improvement. 11. participation in consulting, design and implementation of new legislation of a social nature, integrating forums and tips on promotion and protection of rights. 12 management and administration of public and/or private institutions at different levels of functioning and decision of public policies.
Chapter IV rights professional article 10. -Rights. They are rights of the / as graduates in Social work the following: to) practise to individual, group, family, community and institutional levels, in the fields of social development, health, education, justice, social security, social organizations and other areas that have to do with the full exercise of professional competences laid down in the present law; (b) refuse to perform acts or collaborate in the implementation of practices that violate human rights, which contravene provisions of the codes of professional ethics, or that do not link with the professional competences laid down in the present law; (c) train and update in the disciplinary field of social work and social sciences when they exercise their profession in public or private dependency relationship, regardless of the nature

the link Adviser to including the obligation for the employer, assign or allow up to fourteen (14) days per year for training and updating professional, academic, research and systematization of professional practices; (d) collect fees, fees and wages in line with the nomenclature and duties established by the schools or professional advice or by the Argentina Federation of professional associations of Social Service; (e) having the measures of prevention and protection that may be necessary when the exercise of the profession involves a risk to the physical integrity of the professionals or to her physical or mental health regardless of the legal nature of the Adviser link established with the public, private or mixed institutions in whose scope is carried out this exercise; f) have periods of recovery when the practice of the profession is carried out in relation to problems or social situations which involve accelerated processes of professional wear or adversely affect the physical or mental health professionals; These periods of recovery will not be greater than 14 (fourteen) days per year and will not affect the conditions of the link Adviser in what makes wages, seniority, additional, Honorary, roles and tasks carried out by professionals; (g) attend the assemblies, meetings, conferences and other events organized at the local, national and international level on behalf of the professional organisations of social work, with reasons for work absences in the public or private sector incurred for this reason and without affecting the collection of additional work presenteeism and others of a similar nature; (h) agree on fees and professional fees with social work, medical services insurance, mutual associations and others, individually or through schools or professional advice or of the Argentina Federation of professional associations of Social Service.
Chapter V obligations professional article 11. -Obligations. They are obligations of the / as graduates in Social work the following: to) enroll in college or professional advice of the jurisdiction which exercised the profession and keep up to date the respective enabling registration payment. This obligation also applies to those who exercise the profession of social work in national, bi-national or international agencies represented in the country; (b) perform the profession with commitment, competence and professional updating, as guiding principles, human rights, social justice, citizenship, and the form of democratic life; (c) to exercise the profession in accordance with the rules laid down in the codes of ethics sanctioned colleges or professional advice; (d)) providing the collaboration that is required by the health authorities in case of epidemics, disasters, or other emergencies; (e) keep the secret Professional with attachment to it established by the legislation existing in the matter.
Chapter VI General provisions article 12. -Curricula. The Ministry of education should be promoted to the agencies that apply the adequacy of the curricula of all State universities and private management in accordance with the present law.
ARTICLE 13. -Hiring of people. Agencies, national institutions and organizations and institutions governed by private law must recruit individuals to carry out tasks of the profession of social work, provided that they comply with the conditions for professional practice laid down in chapter II of this law, without prejudice to the intervention of individuals who possess other qualifications enabling for that function.
ARTICLE 14. -The provinces and the autonomous city of Buenos Aires are invited to accede to this Act.
ARTICLE 15. -Communicate to the national executive power.
-REGISTERED UNDER NO. 27.072 - JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -GERARDO ZAMORA. -Lucas Chedrese. -John H. Estrada.

Date of publication: 22/12/2014