Ethics in Social Work

Ethics in Social Work

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Ethics in Social Work introduces students, practitioners, and educators to theoretical and conceptual approaches to professional ethics and to the practice-related aspects of dealing with ethical problems and dilemmas. This unique book equips social workers with the ability to choose among different perspectives on the place and value of ethics in their approach to clients, and to use, defend, and explain their choices to clients, colleagues, supervisors, administrators, the general public, and the courts, if necessary. The book examines classical ethics, theories, and codes of ethics, virtues and values, etiquette, professional responsibilities, distributive justice, judiciary relationships, professional misconduct, and malpractice.The social worker, Peggy P., agrees with the doctors that it does not make sense to pursue aggressive medical procedures in this case. The cost would be ... Baby R.a#39;s parents said they want to insist that the hospital staff do everything possible to save and improve their childa#39;s life. They explained that they feel a€œbondeda€ with the baby and believe he has a right to as much health care as any other baby.

Title:Ethics in Social Work
Author:David Guttmann
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-04-15


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