Ethical decisions for social work practice

TitleEthical decisions for social work practice
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsDolgoff, R, Harrington, D, Loewenberg, FM
Series TitleBrooks/Cole empowerment series
Edition9th
Paginationxiii, 322 p.
PublisherBrooks/Cole, Cengage Learning
Place PublishedBelmont, CA
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0840034105
Accession Number6825311
Call NumberSocial Sciences, Health, and Education 174.9362 L825e2012
KeywordsENVIRONMENTAL ethics , Social Work
AbstractWith the eight edition of ETHICAL DECISIONS FOR SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE, you'll learn to recognize ethical issues and dilemmas, reason carefully about ethical issues, clarify your ethical aspirations at the level demanded by the profession, and achieve a more ethical stance in your practice. This classic social work text places ethical decision-making within the context of professional ethics and provides useful guidelines, including two ethical screens to help social work practitioners identify priorities among competing ethical obligations. Developed specifically for social workers, the text features numerous case-like exemplars based on real-world practice and drawn from a variety of social work settings.
Notes3540660Ralph Dolgoff, Donna Harrington, Frank M. Loewenberg.ill. ; 24 cm.Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-318) and index.Ethical choices in the helping professions -- Values and professional ethics -- Guidelines for ethical decision making : concepts, approaches, and values -- Guidelines for ethical decision making : the decision-making process and tools -- Client rights and professional expertise -- Value neutrality and imposing values -- The professional relationship : limits, dilemmas, and problems -- Confidentiality, informed consent, and the duty to protect -- Social justice, limited resources, and advocacy -- Organizational and work relationships -- Social work with selected client groups -- Changing world, changing dilemmas -- Whose responsibility are professional ethics?Brooks/Cole empowerment series.
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