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Published: 26 March 2019

576 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190678111

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Ethics and Values in Social Work

An Integrated Approach for a Comprehensive Curriculum

Second Edition

Allan Edward Barsky

  • Provides a range of tools and strategies for identifying, analyzing, and responding to ethical problems, dilemmas, and breaches

New to this Edition:

  • Includes two entirely new chapters ("International Social Work, Values, and Ethics" and "Private Clinical Social Work Practice, Values, and Ethics")
  • Covers updates regarding new laws and ethical practice standards, including the revised NASW Code of Ethics (featuring additional standards on the use of technology in social work practice and a major revision on exceptions to confidentiality)
  • Shares additional material on narrative ethics, virtue ethics, and ethics of care (which assists with the relational and emotional aspects of managing ethical issues)
  • Features new case studies, discussion questions, and exercises reflecting current and emerging ethical issues (e.g., duties to protect in relation to clients who may be affiliated with terrorist organizations; videoconferencing, social robots, electronic records, apps, and other technology in practice; interprofessional practice; and international practice issues)

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