Bibliographic Details

Risk management in social work : preventing professional malpractice, liability, and disciplinary action / Frederic G. Reamer ; legal review by Michael J. Racette, Esq.

Author / Creator Reamer, Frederic G., 1953- author.
Uniform title Social work malpractice and liability
Edition [Updated edition; Third edition].
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 367 pages)
Language English
Subject Social workers -- Malpractice -- United States.
Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Social workers -- Malpractice.
United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record
ISBN 9780231538435
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-355) and index.
Summary This all new edition is based on Frederic G. Reamer's key reference for practitioners: Social Work Malpractice and Liability: Strategies for Prevention. Rooted in his own experiences as an expert witness in court and licensing board cases, the volume introduces the concepts of negligence, malpractice, and liability before turning to the subject of risk management. Drawing and reflecting on recent cases and research, Reamer details a variety of problems in the social work field relating to privacy and confidentiality, improper treatment and delivery of services, impaired practitioners ...
Other form Print version: Reamer, Frederic G., 1953- Social work malpractice and liability. Risk management in social work. [Updated edition] 9780231167826