The Social Work Ethics Casebook: Cases And Commentary

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The Social Work Ethics Casebook: Cases And Commentary
The Social Work Ethics Casebook: Cases And Commentary
  • Publish Date: 2009-03-15
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Frederic G. Reamer

The Social Work Ethics Casebook-Cases and Commentary is the first ethics casebook, including extensive cases and commentary, published exclusively for social workers. The books realistic ethics cases provide a useful tool for rich discussion of ethical dilemmas and ethical decision making. Following each set of cases, Reamer includes commentary highlighting key ethics concepts and references to relevant standards in the NASW Code of Ethics.

The release of Social Work Ethics Casebook highlights ethical issues related to confidentiality and privacy, informed consent, client self-determination, professional paternalism, boundary issues and dual relationships, conflicts of interest, cultural and ethnic diversity, termination of services, administration, collegial impairment, commitments to employers, social work education and training, and more. Each section of the book also includes discussion questions designed to enhance readers understanding and application of important ethics concepts.

Special Features

* Complex ethical dilemmas cited in diverse areas of social work practice [such as mental health, child welfare, family services, substances abuse treatment, elder services, school social work, social work administration, social work research and evaluation]

* Relevant standards in the NASW Code of Ethics highlighted throughout

* Ideal format for use by social workers involved with teaching, supervision, training, continuing education, and consultation

Also available:

Ethical Standards in Social Work: A Review of the NASW Code of Ethics - ISBN 0871013711
Social Work Ethics Audit: A Risk Management Tool - ISBN 0871013282

NASW Press

NASW Press, a division of National Association of Social Workers (NASW), is a leading scholarly press in the social sciences. We serve faculty, practitioners, agencies, libraries, clinicians, and researchers throughout the United States and abroad.

Known for attracting expert authors, the NASW Press delivers professional information to hundreds of thousands of readers through its scholarly journals, books, and reference works.

Some of the areas we publish in include:

-Social work in the field of aging
-Models of social work
-Social work with children and adolescents
-Ethics in social work
-Community organization
-Professional development

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