From the Front Lines Student Cases in Social Work Ethics

ISBN-10: 020578724X

ISBN-13: 9780205787241

Edition: 3rd 2011

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Real-life, comprehensive and interesting cases are drawn from the fields of child welfare, family practice, medical social work, and social justice, among others. Juliet C. Rothman's book stresses the importance of collecting solid information and then using one of three alternative, frequently-used theories and principles (Gewirth's Ethical Principles Hierarchy, Loewenberg and Dolgoff's Ethical Principles Screen, and Beauchamp and Childress'Bioethics Model) for solving ethical dilemmas. In response to student demand for a casebook that relates directly to situations they might encounter in the field, this text includes 30 student- contributed ethics cases. Useful and practical examples of ethical problems, information needed to achieve proper resolution, and the students'thought processes were edited to support and reflect the six Ethical Standards in the new NASW Code of Ethics.
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Book details

List price: $85.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/19/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Elements of Ethical Decision-Making
Defining The Ethical Problem
Gathering Information
Theoretical Concepts
From Theories to Principles
Using The Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
Client Values, Societal Values, Personal Values
Defining Options, Arriving At a Resolution
Case Presentations
NASW Ethical Standard One: Social Workers' Ethical Responsibilities to Clients
Protecting the Best Interests of a Minor,Elena Glekas, MSW
When the �Best Interests of Client� Harms a Third Party,Karen E. Altenberg, MSW
When Living Feels Like Dying: Ethical Decision Making with a Depressed Dialysis Patient,Mary A. Kardauskas, MSW
Reading the Future: When �Best Interest� Must Last Twenty Years,Amy Craig-Van Grack, MSW
In the Client's Interest: Self Determination and Mental Retardation,Jose Carlos Vera
The Adoption Records Controversy: Three Primary Clients Whose Interests May Conflict,Sarah M. Russell
Believing a Disturbed Child: Abused or Confused,Shahla R. Adam, MSW
Share and Share Alike: A Dilemma in Professional Educational Development,Karen A. Wilson, MSW
Colleague Misconduct: What's an Intern to Do?Jeanine Castilho da Silva, MSW
When a Colleague �Defines� Policy�and You Don't Agree!Linda Lopez, MSW
Can Limitation of Informed Consent by an Agency Ever Be Justified?Diane Inselburg Spirer, MSW, M.S
Computerized Record Keeping: Agency Efficiency vs. Client Privacy,Aimee H. Mclain, MSW
Meeting the Needs of Immigrants: Must Acculturation Be a Condition of Agency Service?Thomas W. Gray, Ph.D
Confidentiality in a Special School Setting: What is the Student's Best Interest?Patricia DeJesus, MSW
An Employee Assistance Counselor's Dilemma,Mel Hall-Crawford, MSW
Group Therapy: Client Needs and Fiscal Viability,Tom Bertone, MSW, CSC
When a Client Threatens Suicide: Client Autonomy and Professional Obligation,Gigi Stowe, MSW
�Now that You're Leaving, Why Can't We Just Be Friends?,�Joanna P. Martin, MSW
The Professional in Peer Support Groups: Where Do We Fit In?Mickey J. Smith, MSW, CAC
Fidelity to a Client Unable To Communicate,Marian D. Kaufman, MSW
�My Clients Are in a Hurry!� Professional Integrity versus Client Self Determination,Shereen Rubenstein, MSW
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