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From the Front Lines : Student Cases in Social Work Ethics - 2nd edition

From the Front Lines : Student Cases in Social Work Ethics (ISBN10: 0205412696; ISBN13: 9780205412693)
ISBN13: 978-0205412693
ISBN10: 0205412696

Summary: Using the Code of Ethics as a framework, this text outlines the elements of ethical decision-making to provide students with a clear guide to ethical problem recognition, definition, and solution.

Clear, thorough, readable cases present examples drawn from child welfare, work with families, medical social work, social justice, and others, permitting thoughtful evaluation and decision-making. Rothman stresses the importance of gathering necessary informatio ...show moren and presents three alternative, frequently-used systems of theories and principles (Gewirth's Ethical Principles Hierarchy, Loewenberg and Dolgoff's Ethical Principles Screen, and Beauchamp and Childress' Bioethics Model).

In response to student demand for a casebook that relates directly to situations they were encountering in the field, the second Part of the text includes 30 student contributed cases. Useful and practical examples of ethical problems, information necessary to their proper resolution, and the students' thought processes were edited, revised, and arranged to support and reflect the six Ethical Standards in the new NASW Code of Ethics.

Features

  • Integrated and contextualized cases throughout the book encourage students to develop an awareness of the impact of ethical issues at all levels of social work practice.
  • The elements of ethical decision-making are outlined to provide students with a clear guide to ethical problem recognition, definition and solution.
  • Discussion questions follow each case presentation to stimulate thinking along ethical lines and encourage students to explore and define their own ethical positions.
  • Two separate Tables of Contents allow instructors and students to find appropriate cases based upon either the Ethical Standards of the Code or a field of practice.
New To This Edition
  • Twelve cases presenting ethical dilemmas allow students to validate what they have learned throughout the text and inspire confidence in themselves by putting the lessons of the text into practice (Ch. 7)
  • 30 student-contributed cases prepare students for situations actually encountered in the field
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 05
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Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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