Synopses & Reviews
This text teaches both students and practitioners to apply the 1996 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics to real practice experiences with clients in individual, family, group, and community settings. It covers a wide variety of practice settings as well as professional issues such as dual relationships, impaired colleagues, and interdisciplinary collaboration. This text uses a clear, five-step decision-making model, the ETHIC model, for identifying and resolving ethical issues and dilemmas.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction and Overview. 2. The NASW Code of Ethics. 3. Values and Social Work Principles. 4. Social Work Dilemmas and the ETHIC Decision-Making Model. 5. Ethical Dilemmas in Mental Health. 6. Ethical Dilemmas in Child Welfare. 7. Ethical Dilemmas in Health Care. 8. Ethical Dilemmas in Group and Family Work. 9. Ethical Dilemmas in Aging. 10. Ethical Dilemmas for the Professional Social Worker: Dual Relationships and Impaired Colleagues. 11. Ethical Dilemmas in Interdisciplinary Collaboration. 12. Ethical Dilemmas Relating To HIV and AIDS. 13. Ethical Dilemmas in Supervising and Managing. 14. The Future of Social Work Ethics. Appendix: The NASW Code of Ethics.