Social work values and ethics /

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Author / Creator:Reamer, Frederic G., 1953-
Edition:3rd ed.
Imprint:New York : Columbia University Press, ©2006.
Description:1 online resource (xi, 240 pages).
Series:Foundations of social work knowledge
Foundations of social work knowledge.
Subject:Social service -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Social workers -- Professional ethics.
Social service -- United States.
Service social -- Aspect moral.
Travailleurs sociaux -- Déontologie.
Service social -- États-Unis.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services.
Social service.
Social service -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Social workers -- Professional ethics.
United States.
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-207) and index.
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Summary:This is the leading introduction to professional values and ethics in social work. Frederic G. Reamer provides social workers with a succinct and comprehensive overview of the most critical issues relating to professional values and ethics, including the nature of social work values, ethical dilemmas, and professional misconduct. Conceptually rich and attuned to the complexities of ethical decision making, Social Work Values and Ethics is unique in striking the right balance between history, theory, and practical application. For the third edition, Reamer has updated the content and strengthened the relevance of the case material. Also new to the third edition: o Discussion of the moral dialogue between practitioner and cliento Coverage of virtue ethicso Practical discussion of concepts underlying social work ethicso Expanded application of the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics to ethical dilemmas in the professiono A look at the historical evolution of ethical standards in social worko New vignettes, illustrating difficult ethical decisionso More guidance on informed consent and termination of serviceso Discussion questions at the end of each chaptero A section on how to conduct a social work ethics audit.
Other form:Print version: Reamer, Frederic G., 1953- Social work values and ethics. 3rd ed. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2006