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From the Front Lines: Student Cases in Social Work Ethics, 4th Edition

By Juliet C. Rothman

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 27, 2012

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Provides students with a decision-making process for ethical issues.

 

Now a part of the Core Competencies Series, From the Front Lines: Student Cases in Social Work Ethics, 4/e helps students develop a method of decision-making while providing examples with a number of case studies. Part One teaches readers the rationale for each part of the decision-making process and the tools needed to address it professionally. Part Two encompasses a thorough presentation and consideration of cases that address ethical dilemmas, issues, and problems which occur in social work practice. This text also encourages students to explore their own values and how they are used in everyday life as well as professionally.

 

Connecting Core Competencies series -- Each chapter highlights the core competencies and practice behavior examples found in the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).  Critical thinking questions throughout reinforces these connections. MySearchLab.com activities enhance the student experience by integrating the mastery of CSWE's core competencies with practice and research.

 

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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Develop a method for decision making for ethical dilemmas, issues, and problems which occur in social work practice.
  • Explore their own values.
  • Relate their decision making to real world examples.

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Table of Contents

In this Section:
1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

 


 

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

PART ONE

 

CHAPTER 1:   FRAMING THE ETHICAL PROBLEM

CHAPTER 2:   THEORETICAL CONCEPTS AND ETHICAL PRINCIPLES     

CHAPTER 3:   USING THE CODE OF ETHICS OF THE NATIONALASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS

CHAPTER 4:   EXPLORING VALUE SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 5:   CONSIDERING OPTIONS AND RESOLVING THE DILEMMA

 

PART TWO

 

CHAPTER 6:   NASW ETHICAL STANDARD ONE

CHAPTER 7:   NASW ETHICAL STANDARD TWO

CHAPTER 8:   NASW ETHICAL STANDARD THREE

CHAPTER 9:   NASW ETHICAL STANDARD FOUR

CHAPTER 10:  NASW ETHICAL STANDARD FIVE

CHAPTER 11:  NASW ETHICAL STANDARD SIX



 FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:

PART ONE

 

CHAPTER 1:   FRAMING THE ETHICAL PROBLEM

Defining the Ethical Problem

Gathering Information

 

CHAPTER 2:   THEORETICAL CONCEPTS AND ETHICAL PRINCIPLES     

Theoretical Concepts

From Theories to Principles 

Selecting an Appropriate Theory      

 

CHAPTER 3:   USING THE CODE OF ETHICS OF THE NATIONALASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS

Code Structure and Content

Legal Codes and Ethical Codes

Laws, Malpractice, and the NASW Code of Ethics

Laws and Personal Ethical Standards        

Using the Code to Inform Legal/Ethical Decisions

 

CHAPTER 4:   EXPLORING VALUE SYSTEMS

Real and Ideal Values

Value Terminology

VALUE SYSTEMS

Developing a Values Hierarchy

 

CHAPTER 5:   CONSIDERING OPTIONS AND RESOLVING THE DILEMMA

Defining Options

Selecting A Resolution

 

PART TWO

 

CHAPTER 6:   NASW ETHICAL STANDARD ONE

SOCIAL WORKERS’ ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES TO CLIENTS

Provisions of Code

The Cases

Case Study A: Protecting The Best Interests Of a Minor/Elena B. Glekas, MSW

Case Study B: When “Best Interests of Client” Harms a Third Party/ Karen Altenberg Libman, MSW, MBA

Case Study C: When Living Feels Like Dying: Ethical Decision making with a Depressed Dialysis Patient/Mary Kardauskas, SHCJ, MSW

Case Study D: Reading the Future: When “Best Interest” Must Last 20 Years/ Amy Craig-Van Grack, MSW

Case Study E: In the Client’s Interest: Self-Determination and Mental Disability/Jose Carlos Vera, MSW

Case Study F:   Determining an Acceptable Risk for a Vulnerable Client: Where Protection Impacts Self-Determination /Mira Underwood, MSW

Case Study G:   Permanency Placement for Very Young Children: What Happens To Family Preservation?/Amone Bounkhoun, MSW

 

CHAPTER 7:   NASW ETHICAL STANDARD TWO

Social Workers’ Ethical Responsibilities to Colleagues

Provisions of Code

The Cases

Casey Study H : Interpreting for Limited English Proficiency Clients:  Is “Some”

Really Enough?/ Sarah Thibault, MSW

Case Study I:  Staff Safety and Patien Care: What is the Social Worker’s Role?/ Natalie Aragon, MSW

Case Study J: COLLEAGUE MISCONDUCT:  IF NOTHING HARMFUL REALLY HAPPENED, DO I STILL HAVE TO REPORT?/Rosa Lutrario, MSW

 

CHAPTER  8:  NASW ETHICAL STANDARD THREE

Social Workers’ Ethical Responsibilities to Practice Settings

Provisions of the Code

The Cases

Case Study K:    .Can Limitation of Informed Consent by an Agency Ever Be Justified?/Diane Inselberg Spirer, MSW

Case Study L:   .Meeting the Needs of Immigrants: Must Acculturation be A Condition of Agency Service / Thomas W. Gray, PhD., MSW

Case Study M:  .An Employee Assistance Counselor’s Dilemma/ Mel Hall-Crawford, MSW

Case Study N: Group Therapy: Client Needs and Fiscal Viability/Thomas C. Bertone, MSW CSC

Case Study O:  Supporting “Best Interest” in a Host Setting/ Kylie Pedersen, MSW

 

CHAPTER 9:   NASW ETHICAL STANDARD FOUR

Social Workers’ Ethical Responsibilities as Professionals

Provisions of  Code

The Cases

Case  Study P:  When a Client Threatens Suicide: Client Autonomy and Professional Obligation/Gigi Stowe, MSW

Case Study Q:   Fidelity to a Client Unable to Communicate/ Marian D. Kaufman, MSW

Case Study R:  Keeping Client Secrets: Where Does Professional Responsibility Lie?/Catherine Turnbull, MSW

 

CHAPTER 10:  NASW ETHICAL STANDARD FIVE

Social Workers’ Ethical Responsibilities to the Social Work Profession

Provisions of Code

The Cases

Case Study S:  “My Clients Are in a Hurry!”: Professional Integrity versus Client Self-Determination/ Shereen Rubenstein, MSW

Case Study T:  Rape: When Professional Values Place Vulnerable Clients at Risk/ EILEEN DOMBO, MSW

Case Study U: DISCHARGE HER TO A HOSPICE NOW!”—A Conflict of Professional Loyalties/ Josephine Bulkley, J.D., MSW

 

CHAPTER 11:  NASW ETHICAL STANDARD SIX

Social Workers’ Ethical Responsibilities to the Broader Society

Provisions of Code

The Cases

Case Study V: A Journey to Moral Action: Balancing Personal, Professional, and Legal Obligations/Penelope Nabakov, MSW

Case Study W: Dealing Drugs: Can Confidentiality Ever Be Justified?/Julie B. Goodale, MSW

Case Study X: Outpatient Commitment: Must Mental Disability Preclude Civil Liberty?/ Kimberly Platt, MSW

Case Study Y : Hoarding: Drawing the Line Between Personal and Public Rights/ Kari Kientzy, MSW

Case Study Z : Permanency Planning for Young Children: Are Brief Time Frames Always in the Child's Best Interests? /Maria Melendez, MSW

Case Study AA : Preparing a Child for Death:  Medical and Religious Considerations/ Colette Hottinger, MSW

 

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