Social work ethics on the line /

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Author / Creator:Levy, Charles S., 1919-
Imprint:New York : Haworth Press, c1993.
Description:x, 124 p. ; 22 cm.
Series:Haworth social administration
Subject:Social workers -- Professional ethics -- United States
Social service -- Moral and ethical aspects
Social service -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Social workers -- Professional ethics.
United States.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:1560242833 (pbk. : acid free paper)
1560242825 (acid free paper)
Notes:Includes index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Chauncey A. Alexander
  • Ch. I. The Many Splendored Sphere of Ethics. Ethics As Valued Conduct. Values and Ethics. Varieties of Ethics. Functions of Ethics. Premises of Ethics. Views of Ethics
  • Ch. II. Premises of Social Work Ethics. Social Workers As Focus of Ethical Responsibility. Content and Context of Social Work Ethics. Variations in Expectations Based on Social Work Roles, Relationships, and Responsibilities. Social Work Ethics Beyond Clients. Social Workers and Society. Effect of Multiple Professional Roles on Social Work Ethics. Significance of Setting for Social Work Ethics. Functions of Codes of Social Work Ethics. Aims of Codes. Distinction Between Professional Practice Goals and Ethics in Social Work Practice. The Law and Social Worth Ethics. Substance of Social Work Ethics
  • Ch. III. Making Ethical Judgments in Social Work Practice. Collecting and Weighing the Facts. Identifying Loci and Levels of Ethical Responsibility. Utility of Paradigm in Making Ethical Judgments
  • Ch. IV. Application of Paradigm in Social Work Practice. Social Worker's Personal Comportment. Truth in Credentials. Incapacitated Supervisee. Social Worker's Public Image. Social Worker's Personal Safety. Limits on Confidentiality. Collusion Between Social Worker and Client. Client's Telling Social Worker of Crime Committed. Minor Client's Secrets. Suing Client for Nonpayment of Fees. Social Worker's Source of Information About Client. Referring a Client. Culture As a Variable in Ethical Social Work Practice. Influences on Referral. Transfer of Client. Doing Business with or on Behalf of Clients. Professional Relationship. Conditional Service. Appearances. Loyalty to Client versus Loyalty to Employer. Social Work Students and Strikes. Classroom Revelations. Deceptive Research. Whistle-Blowing
  • Ch. V. Learning and Teaching Ethics for Social Work Practice and Education. Supervisors and Teachers As Mentors and Models. Relating Level of Ethical Mastery to Level of Education and Responsibility. Developing Skill for Ethical Social Work Practice and Education: Summing Up.