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Best BuyThe Social Work Ethics Audit

A Risk Management Tool

Frederic G. Reamer

ISBN: 0-87101-328-2. 2001. Item #3282 (book with Word for Windows disk); or Item #3282A (book with Macintosh disk). 88 pages.


Paperback with Word for Windows disk
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How well are you managing your social work practice with the inevitable conflicts between personal and professional values, duties and obligations, and decision-making and liability risks? If you’re uncertain, you’re not alone. The Social Work Ethics Audit provides practitioners with a practical and easy-to-use tool that helps assess the adequacy of ethics-related policies, practices, and procedures related to clients, staff, documentation, and decision-making.

Designed to work seamlessly with the audit instrument, the accompanying volume provides a comprehensive overview of critical ethical issues covered in the audit. From client relationships, boundary issues, and conflicts of interest to records and staffing, this invaluable book provides clear, insightful direction about managing the inevitable ethical dilemmas and liability risks faced by today’s social work practitioners. As the public and courts demand higher levels of accountability, the need for ethics-backed decisions and policies has never been more urgent.

Special Features

  • Helps prevent ethics complaints and lawsuits
  • Presents an easy-to-use instrument for analyzing ethics-related policies and practices
  • Provides step-by-step directions for implementing an ethics audit
  • Offers latest knowledge to help social workers create ethically sound policies and procedures
  • Identifies pertinent ethical issues in social work settings