Practical Social Work Ethics

Practical Social Work Ethics

This is the first text of its kind to deal exclusively with applied social work ethics. It focuses on an eclectic mix of difficult moral questions or issues encountered in much modern day practice.

Author: Lorraine Green

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351909402

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

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This is the first text of its kind to deal exclusively with applied social work ethics. It focuses on an eclectic mix of difficult moral questions or issues encountered in much modern day practice. It is therefore not theoretically driven with some practical elements attached, but is instead is a practice-based book, where any theory introduced is linked to tangible practice situations. It is also thought-provoking, controversial in parts and always engaging. The book is divided into three key sections, each introduced by the editors: Past and Present: Moral Practices with Children and Families Ethical Tensions? Ambivalent Ethics and Adult Social Work Contesting Modernisation Each section covers a range of topics and poses difficult questions which link to ethical dilemmas or anxieties. These are attached to themes such as whether culturally sensitive social work is always a good thing, the implications of secrets and silence within inter-generational families or the use of Controlled Treatment Orders or medical and social models within mental health social work. Other chapters ask whether the many forms of user/carer participation within social work education or practise are ethically viable, explore the moral paradoxes which emerge when vested financial interest sometimes appear to eclipse users' interests, examine the implications of avoiding or uncritically deploying 'touch' in social work/care or consider the many moral implications of institutional abuse within social work. With a focussed and clear writing style, this book will be of interest to all social work students and practitioners interested in the practical yet complex moral ramifications of their applied role.
Categories: Social Science

Social Work Ethics

Social Work Ethics

Inspiring and engaging, this contributed volume gives students the foundation they needto make sound ethical decisions as they work to help people in need throughout their future careers.

Author: Elaine Spencer

Publisher:

ISBN: 0199020221

Category:

Page: 344

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Social Work Ethics provides a current and compelling overview of the contexts in which social work happens, the ethical challenges that social workers face across Canada, and future directions of the field. Inspiring and engaging, this contributed volume gives students the foundation they needto make sound ethical decisions as they work to help people in need throughout their future careers.
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Ethics and Values in Social Work

Ethics and Values in Social Work

This thoughtful and supportive book considers social work ethics and values in the context of current pressures and changes.

Author: Sarah Banks

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781349241453

Category: Social service

Page: 186

View: 706

Categories: Social service

Practising Social Work Ethics Around the World

Practising Social Work Ethics Around the World

This book takes as its starting point real life cases featuring ethical problems in the areas of: negotiating roles and boundaries, respecting rights, being fair, challenging and developing organisations and working with policy and politics ...

Author: Sarah Banks

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136661297

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Ethics is an increasingly important theme in social work practice. Worldwide, social workers experience common ethical challenges (how to be fair, whether to break a rule, how to act in politically tense situations) in very different contexts – from disaster relief in China to child protection work in Palestine. This book takes as its starting point real life cases featuring ethical problems in the areas of: negotiating roles and boundaries, respecting rights, being fair, challenging and developing organisations and working with policy and politics. Each case opens with a brief introduction, is followed by two commentaries and ends with questions for reflection. The commentaries, written by authors from different countries, refer to relevant theories, concepts, practical matters, alternative courses of action and their implications. Features within the book include: An introductory chapter covering issues of global ethics Cases and commentaries drawn from across the world – from Peru to Finland Cases based on real life situations and chapter introductions from leading authorities in social work and ethical theory Questions and practical exercises to aid teaching and professional development This book is a unique and accessible resource for stimulating ethical reflection, expanding ethical horizons and developing ethical and intercultural sensitivity. It is designed for use by undergraduate and postgraduate students and professionals in the fields of social work, social education/pedagogy, social care work, international social work, community development, community organisation, youth work and related fields.
Categories: Medical

Values and Ethics in Social Work

Values and Ethics in Social Work

This introductory text is designed to equip students with a sound understanding of the principles of values and ethics which no social worker should be without.

Author: Chris Beckett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412901405

Category: Social Science

Page: 200

View: 330

This introductory text is designed to equip students with a sound understanding of the principles of values and ethics which no social worker should be without.
Categories: Social Science

Values and Ethics in Social Work

Values and Ethics in Social Work

An awareness of our own ethical assumptions, and how these inform our practice, is crucial for the student social worker. The second edition of this bestselling book is now split into two parts.

Author: Chris Beckett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446271483

Category: Social Science

Page: 200

View: 461

What are my values? What are the values of others around me? What are the values and ethics of the social work profession? An awareness of our own ethical assumptions, and how these inform our practice, is crucial for the student social worker. The second edition of this bestselling book is now split into two parts. Part 1 considers the foundations of every person's values and provides a background to moral philosophy. Part 2 examines key ethical issues and how they determine practice, such as using power, allocating resources, treating others with respect and celebrating diversity. For the second edition, two new chapters have been added to the book, on: - The political dimension in ethical decision making - Realism as a guiding ethical principle. Written in a uniquely straightforward style, everyday social work practice is the key focus throughout. Every chapter includes interactive exercises and case studies, challenging you to reflect on a range of practical dilemmas. Visit the accompanying companion website for videos of the authors discussing the issues covered in each chapter of the book. These short clips will aid and enhance your understanding of the importance of values and ethics in each area of social work. Chris Beckett and Andrew Maynard's book is essential reading for all undergraduate and postgraduate social work students.
Categories: Social Science

Social Work Values and Ethics

Social Work Values and Ethics

A comprehensive introduction to ethical decision making with practical guidance regarding professional misconduct.

Author: Frederic G. Reamer

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231137893

Category: Philosophy

Page: 240

View: 387

A comprehensive introduction to ethical decision making with practical guidance regarding professional misconduct.
Categories: Philosophy

Values and Ethics in Social Work Practice

Values and Ethics in Social Work Practice

This book tackles that lack of knowledge by identifying current issues in applying ethical decisions to UK social work, investigating them within an anti-discriminatory framework and against the background of the code of practice for social ...

Author: Lester Parrott

Publisher: Learning Matters Limited

ISBN: 1844450678

Category: Social Science

Page: 168

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Many social work students have little experience of values and ethics in social work when they begin their studies. This book tackles that lack of knowledge by identifying current issues in applying ethical decisions to UK social work, investigating them within an anti-discriminatory framework and against the background of the code of practice for social care workers and employers. Using real life case studies, traditional perspectives, such as principled and consequentialist approaches, are explained and current developments in virtue theory and ethics are introduced.
Categories: Social Science

The Ethical Foundations of Social Work

The Ethical Foundations of Social Work

As a result, the book promotes an ethically conscious approach where principles can be flexibly and confidently applied as tools to help you with critical problem solving.

Author: Stephen Cowden

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317862406

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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The Ethical Foundations of Social Work provides you with an engaging, theoretical and practice-based grounding in social work ethics. The authors first examine when, how and why principles and debates historically emerged, then explicitly map them onto everyday ethical challenges and situations in social work practice. As a result, the book promotes an ethically conscious approach where principles can be flexibly and confidently applied as tools to help you with critical problem solving.
Categories: Medical

Anti Oppressive Ethics and Values in Social Work

Anti Oppressive Ethics and Values in Social Work

This book explains the importance of using an anti-oppressive approach to understanding ethics and values in social work.

Author: Derek Clifford

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137039965

Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Page: 240

View: 773

This book explains the importance of using an anti-oppressive approach to understanding ethics and values in social work. It argues that an anti-oppressive approach is an intrinsic element of effective professional practice, not an optional extra. Offering an original framework and making clear the connections to good practice throughout, the authors draw on a range of classical and contemporary ethical theory, including: ■ the classic theories of Kant, Mill and Rawls ■ recent writing on virtue theory and postmodernist ethics ■ recent feminist ethical theory Numerous case examples are used to illustrate how anti-oppressive values apply to a range of ethical perspectives. These examples are systematically discussed in the text and readers are invited to consider their own position in relation to them. Guidance on further reading is provided throughout. This is an important text for students taking courses on social work ethics and values at advanced undergraduate level and beyond.
Categories: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Social Justice Theory and Practice for Social Work

Social Justice Theory and Practice for Social Work

This book offers a much-needed critical overview of the concept of social justice and its application in professional social work practice.

Author: Lynelle Watts

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789811336218

Category: Social Science

Page: 211

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This book offers a much-needed critical overview of the concept of social justice and its application in professional social work practice. Social justice has a rich conceptual genealogy in critical theory and political philosophy. For students, teachers and social workers concerned with empowerment, social change and human rights, this book provides a guide to the key ideas and thinkers, crucial historical developments and contemporary debates about social justice. It synthesises interdisciplinary knowledge and offers a new framework for practice, including a clear and practical exposition of four domains of skills and knowledge important for social justice informed social work. The book also contributes to social work pedagogy by offering a comprehensive set of learning outcomes that can be used to design curriculum, teaching and learning, and further research into social justice praxis. This book provides a range of philosophical and critical perspectives to support and inform social work professional knowledge and skills. In its tight knitting together of theory and practice this book links philosophical and moral principles with an understanding of how to engage with social justice in a way that is relevant to social work.
Categories: Social Science

Competence in Social Work Practice

Competence in Social Work Practice

Making a major advance in social work training, this book illustrates social work competences by describing genuine cases, real people and real contexts. All identifying features have been changed to preserve confidentiality.

Author: Kieran O'Hagan

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781843104858

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 125

Making a major advance in social work training, this book illustrates social work competences by describing genuine cases, real people and real contexts. All identifying features have been changed to preserve confidentiality.
Categories: Social Science

The Social Work Ethics Audit

The Social Work Ethics Audit

The Social Work Ethics Audit provides practitioners with a practical and easy-to-use tool that helps assess the adequacy of ethics-related policies, practices, and procedures related to clients, staff, documentation, and decision-making.

Author: Frederic G. Reamer

Publisher: National Assn of Social Workers Press

ISBN: UOM:39015042560931

Category: Social Science

Page: 79

View: 690

How well are you managing your social work practice with the inevitable conflicts between personal and professional values, duties and obligations, and decision-making and liability risks? If you're uncertain, you're not alone. The Social Work Ethics Audit provides practitioners with a practical and easy-to-use tool that helps assess the adequacy of ethics-related policies, practices, and procedures related to clients, staff, documentation, and decision-making. Designed to work seamlessly with the audit instrument, the accompanying volume provides a comprehensive overview of critical ethical issues covered in the audit. From client relationships, boundary issues, and conflicts of interest to records and staffing, this invaluable book provides clear, insightful direction about managing the inevitable ethical dilemmas and liability risks faced by today's social work practitioners. As the public and courts demand higher levels of accountability, the need for ethics-backed decisions and policies has never been more urgent. Special Features * Helps prevent ethics complaints and lawsuits * Presents an easy-to-use instrument for analyzing ethics-related policies and practices * Provides step-by-step directions for implementing an ethics audit * Offers latest knowledge to help social workers create ethically sound policies and procedures * Identifies pertinent ethical issues in social work settings
Categories: Social Science

Anti Oppressive Social Work Practice

Anti Oppressive Social Work Practice

Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice is the first text to fully integrate concepts of anti-oppressive practice with generalist practice course content.

Author: Karen Morgaine

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483321400

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice is the first text to fully integrate concepts of anti-oppressive practice with generalist practice course content. This comprehensive approach introduces concepts of social justice and offers detailed insight into how those principles intersect with the practice of social work at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. The book covers ethics, values, and social work theory, and discusses the fundamentals of working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The book also highlights policy and social movement activism and practice within a global context. Maintaining an integrative approach throughout, authors Karen Morgaine and Moshoula Capous-Desyllas effectively bridge the gap between anti-oppressive principles and practice, and offer a practical, comprehensive solution to schools approaching reaccreditation under the mandated CSWE Standards. ? “Provides an important step in the ongoing evolution of generalist practice in social work. It continues a rich tradition [that] challenges the profession to become more and more explicit about the revolutionary aspect of practice.” —Christian Itin, Metropolitan State University of Denver “Offers a fresh perspective of social work practice interventions.” —Terrence Allen, North Carolina Central University
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Skills for Social Work Practice

Skills for Social Work Practice

It is also a critical tool for practitioners looking to enhance their skills in social work practice.

Author: Keith Davies

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137390271

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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Skills lie at the heart of all actions of a social worker, and inform all aspects of practice – from drawing on vital theoretical and ethical frameworks to applying the law and research findings to particular situations. This user-friendly and logically organised book brings together the key skills needed for practice in one place. It reflects current practice frameworks and addresses a wide range of skills including communication and relationship building, professional writing, ethical practice, assessment and reflection. Each chapter incorporates a number of features to help with learning and practical application, including: • Case studies to demonstrate how particular concepts apply to social work practice • Reflective exercises to help readers relate concepts and situations to their own experiences on placement and in the classroom • Progress checks to help students make connections between the Professional Capability Framework, the Standards of Proficiency and the wider skills they need to acquire • Chapter summaries to draw out key themes This engaging and practical book is essential for students studying social work or health and social care. It is also a critical tool for practitioners looking to enhance their skills in social work practice.
Categories: Social Science

Social Work Practice

Social Work Practice

The Code of Ethics further advises social workers to “critically examine and keep
current with emerging knowledge relevant to social work and fully use evaluation
and research evidence in their professional practice” (5.02). “When generally ...

Author: Eileen D. Gambrill

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195173420

Category: Social Science

Page: 838

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Presents step-by-step guidelines and useful examples for each phase of practice, from assessment to intervention to evaluation. This book's key focus remains on emphasizing the importance of critical thinking in making sound practice decisions. It is filled with practical advice, real-life scenarios, exercises, and guidance.
Categories: Social Science

Critical Practice in Social Work

Critical Practice in Social Work

The second edition of this highly respected text gives you the understanding to bridge the gap between social work theory and the challenges of day-to-day practice.

Author: Robert Adams

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9780230365865

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

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What do social workers need to know in order to practise skilfully and effectively? The second edition of this highly respected text gives you the understanding to bridge the gap between social work theory and the challenges of day-to-day practice. Critical Practice in Social Work is different from every other text for several reasons: - Its unique combination of theory, values and practice - The wealth of expertise its contributors bring to their subject - The way the themes of critical practice and reflective practice are used to show how theories can be applied meaningfully - The number of methods covered, in an 'easy reference' structure - Its in-depth look at an unrivalled spectrum of professional situations, illustrated by rich case material - Its systematic discussion of professional ethics and values, both as general principles for practice and as practical tools. The book's simultaneous accessibility and depth make it suited for study at both qualifying and post-qualifying level. Conveying the versatility and thoughtfulness required to do social work well, it is an essential purchase for every aspiring and practising social worker's bookshelf. It is one of three interrelated books edited by the internationally renowned and widely published team, Robert Adams, Lena Dominelli and Malcolm Payne. The companion books are Social Work: Themes, Issues and Critical Debates (third edition) and Practising Social Work in a Complex World. Each book can be used alone or in combination with the other two as a uniquely flexible and comprehensive programme of study.
Categories: Social Science

Social Work Immigration and Asylum

Social Work  Immigration and Asylum

The practical and ethical challenges facing human service professionals working with refugees, asylum seekers and other people subject to immigration controls are discussed in this much-needed book.

Author: Debra Hayes

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1846422175

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

View: 962

The practical and ethical challenges facing human service professionals working with refugees, asylum seekers and other people subject to immigration controls are discussed in this much-needed book. The contributors explore the tensions that exist between traditional anti-oppressive values and the role professionals increasingly play as 'gate keepers' to services. Drawing from the experience of practitioners working in child protection and family support, disability, the criminal justice system, asylum teams and immigration tribunals, Social Work, Immigration and Asylum will prepare professionals working in these and related fields to deal with the complex situations of people subject to immigration control and to develop interventions appropriate to their differing needs.
Categories: Social Science

Research for Effective Social Work Practice with Student CD ROM and Ethics Primer

Research for Effective Social Work Practice with Student CD ROM and Ethics Primer

This is the fifth and final text in McGraw-Hill's new series NEW DIRECTIONS IN SOCIAL WORK.

Author: Judy Krysik

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

ISBN: 0073278955

Category: Social Science

Page: 387

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This is the fifth and final text in McGraw-Hill's new series NEW DIRECTIONS IN SOCIAL WORK. The text covers the basics of using and conducting social work research in a user-friendly, practical way, and provides many examples of social work research drawn from the literature as well as the authors' many years as social work educators, researchers, and evaluation consultants. Research for Effective Social Work Practice addresses all the basic topics such as formulating research questions, sampling, research design, measurement, and analysis; unlike other texts in the field, however, this book logically links the chapters so that, based on the research question that the social worker selects, she or he will be able to (a) make a reasoned judgment about the best research methods to apply, (b) articulate the strengths and weaknesses of her or his choices, and (c) critique the research methods used in other studies.
Categories: Social Science