Ethics and Values in Social Work

Author: Sarah Banks
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137267375
Release Date: 2012-03-30
Genre: Social Science

Ethics and Values in Social Work offers a clear and systematic account of professional ethics in relation to social work practice, framed within a global context. Having sold over 38,000 copies across its lifetime, this is a thoroughly revised edition of a modern social work classic from a leading international author. Combining a sound grasp of theoretical issues with a sharp focus on the latest policy and practice, this edition features: • Detailed discussion of the participation of service users, including their role as activists and the importance of the service user movement; • Extended analysis of professional regulation and codes of practice, and their role in defining the nature of social work; • A vast array of practice examples, which bring current social issues to life; • Comparison of the latest codes of ethics from across the globe; • A wealth of supportive features, such as points for reflection, extended case studies and further resources. Ethics and Values in Social Work successfully synthesizes the complex ideas and concepts that characterize social work's value base. Written with Banks' trademark accessibility and theoretical rigour, this book will continue to be an invaluable resource for all students, educators and practitioners of social work.

Values and Ethics in Social Work

Author: Chris Beckett
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446223444
Release Date: 2005-03-15
Genre: Social Science

`This introductory text succeeds in providing an accessible introduction to the subject area. The book is consistently structured, well planned and uniformly written in a conversational and immediate style.... The discussion manages to combine a sense of engagement with a balanced treatment of the issues. Readers who apply themselves will be well sensitised to the matters under discussion and should be able to take their understanding into the practical arena' - Chris Clark, University of Edinburgh In social work there is seldom an uncontroversial `right way' of doing things. So how will you deal with the value questions and ethical dilemmas that you will be faced with as a professional social worker? This lively and readable 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. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this book successfully explores the complexities of ethical issues, while recognising the real-world context in which social workers operate. Key features of the text include: - Full of hands-on advice and tips for professional practice. - Engaging and student-friendly. Each chapter is packed with case studies, reader exercises, key definitions and useful summaries. - Comprehensive content. The book explores core issues such as moral philosophy; professionalism; religion; power; oppression; difference and diversity; and ethical codes of practice. - Satisfies all the curriculum and training requirements for the new social work degree. Mapping directly on to first year courses, this text is essential reading for all social work undergraduates. It is an ideal refresher text for upper-level undergraduates, postgraduate and post-qualifying students, and for professionals.

Social Work Values and Ethics

Author: Frederic G. Reamer
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231137893
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Philosophy

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

Values and Ethics in Social Work Practice

Author: Lester Parrott
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781844457205
Release Date: 2010-04-12
Genre: Social Science

It is vital that social workers have a deep and critical understanding of the social work value-base, and are able to analyse and apply values and ethics to their everyday practice. This fully-revised edition of one of our best-selling titles identifies current issues in social work and then applies an ethical dimension. These issues are then investigated further within an anti-discriminatory framework and against the background of the code of practice for social care workers and employers. Traditional value perspectives are clearly explained and current developments in virtue theory and the ethics of care for social work are also introduced.

Ethics and Value Perspectives in Social Work

Author: Mel Gray
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9780230365278
Release Date: 2010-05-19
Genre: Law

This agenda setting text explores a broad range of value perspectives and their impact on and contribution to social work thinking on ethics. Including new perspectives, such as Islam, and drawing on international contributors, this is essential reading for all social work students studying ethics and values.

Social Work Values and Ethics

Author: Elaine Piller Congress
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: UOM:39015043104499
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Philosophy

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.

Ethics and Values in Social Work An Integrated Approach for a Comprehensive Curriculum

Author: Allan E. Barsky
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195320956
Release Date: 2009-10-14
Genre: Social Science

In a unique and student-friendly package, Ethics and Values in Social Work offers a series of learning modules that will ensure graduates receive a comprehensive ethics and values education. Designed to be easily incorporated into any curriculum, each module helps students integrate the knowledge, skills, self-awareness, and critical thinking abilities required for dealing with ethical issues. From applying basic ethical standards of practice to managing complex ethical dilemmas, this textbook equips readers with a range of tools and strategies for responding to ethical questions and concerns.Traditional ethics textbooks provide students with a model for ethical decision making. This breakthrough textbook goes beyond ethical decision making by providing students with a strategic framework for managing ethical issues that includes guidelines for engaging others in ethical discussions and using conflict resolution theory to promote collaborative solutions. Some textbooks introduce students to ethical theories, such as deontology, teleology, and virtue ethics. This textbook goes beyond describing these theories by providing students with opportunities to apply, compare, and contrast these approaches as they relate to various contexts of social work practice. A wealth of case scenarios, discussion questions, and role-play exercises make this an engaging, thought-provoking teaching and learning tool.At a basic level, this textbook teaches students the essential principles and standards that define ethical practice. At a more profound level, Ethics and Values in Social Work inspires students to reach for the highest values of profession: service, dignity and worth of the person, human relationships, integrity, competence, social justice, human rights, and scientific inquiry. DT Format and contents help social work programs meet and exceed CSWE accreditation standards, providing a clear structure for integrating ethics and values content throughout foundation and advanced courses DT The six-stage framework for managing ethical issues provides a range of tools and strategies for identifying, analyzing, and responding to ethical problems, dilemmas, and breaches DT A developmental approach to learning ethics supports students in engaging in higher levels of understanding, abstraction, application, and synthesis of ethics material DT Experiential exercises prepare students for managing the ethical and values issues that may arise in field placements DT Fun, engaging activities encourage students to reflect, question, and apply theory to practice DT Thought-provoking and reality-based case examples illustrate thorny ethical issues that professionals may encounter, ranging from end-of-life decision making to boundary crossings to rationing resources during a national crisis

Ethics and Values in Social Work Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199802270
Release Date: 2010-05-01
Genre: Social Science

This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of social work find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. A reader will discover, for instance, the most reliable introductions and overviews to the topic, and the most important publications on various areas of scholarly interest within this topic. In social work, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Social Work, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study and practice of social work. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.aboutobo.com.

Rethinking Values and Ethics in Social Work

Author: Richard Hugman
Publisher: Palgrave
ISBN: 1137455020
Release Date: 2016-09-09
Genre: Social Science

Ethics and values, the cornerstone of good social work practice, are vital in upholding the dignity of service users. Written by a group of global experts, this book addresses questions such as, 'How can the ethical demands of the values of human rights, social justice and professional integrity be understood for contemporary social work practice?'

Ethics and Values in Social Work

Author: Allan E. Barsky
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199717583
Release Date: 2009-10-14
Genre: Social Science

In a unique and student-friendly package, Ethics and Values in Social Work offers a series of learning modules that will ensure graduates receive a comprehensive ethics and values education. Designed to be easily incorporated into any curriculum, each module helps students integrate the knowledge, skills, self-awareness, and critical thinking abilities required for dealing with ethical issues. From applying basic ethical standards of practice to managing complex ethical dilemmas, this textbook equips readers with a range of tools and strategies for responding to ethical questions and concerns. Traditional ethics textbooks provide students with a model for ethical decision making. This breakthrough textbook goes beyond ethical decision making by providing students with a strategic framework for managing ethical issues that includes guidelines for engaging others in ethical discussions and using conflict resolution theory to promote collaborative solutions. Some textbooks introduce students to ethical theories, such as deontology, teleology, and virtue ethics. This textbook goes beyond describing these theories by providing students with opportunities to apply, compare, and contrast these approaches as they relate to various contexts of social work practice. A wealth of case scenarios, discussion questions, and role-play exercises make this an engaging, thought-provoking teaching and learning tool. At a basic level, this textbook teaches students the essential principles and standards that define ethical practice. At a more profound level, Ethics and Values in Social Work inspires students to reach for the highest values of profession: service, dignity and worth of the person, human relationships, integrity, competence, social justice, human rights, and scientific inquiry.

Ethical Decisions for Social Work Practice

Author: Ralph Dolgoff
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495506331
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Social Science

With 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 mor

Anti Oppressive Ethics and Values in Social Work

Author: Derek Clifford
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137130549
Release Date: 2008-12-16
Genre: Social Science

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.

Mastering Social Work Values and Ethics

Author: Farrukh Akhtar
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857005946
Release Date: 2012-12-15
Genre: Social Science

Service users often say that the traits they most value in social workers are their ability to be non-judgmental, their listening skills and their sense of fairness: their strong ethical value base. But how can social workers ensure the decisions they make are ethically sound? This book offers guidelines to negotiating ethical dilemmas in various social work settings; from direct care work with individual service users to working within organisational and multidisciplinary contexts. It provides social workers with useful frameworks within which to re-visit their personal value base and enable more reflective, and therefore more effective, practice. Case studies and questionnaire style chapters encourage reassessment of values including views on abortion, female genital mutilation, drug and alcohol misuse and homosexuality. By assessing a range of dilemmas at both personal and organisational levels, this book offers the tools and resources to enable professionals and students to self-manage and develop their practice. This book is essential reading for social work students, practitioners, managers, practice teachers and assessors, and trainers, as well as those in allied professions.