Social Work Ethics: Progressive, Practical, and Relational Approaches by Elaine SpencerSocial Work Ethics: Progressive, Practical, and Relational Approaches by Elaine Spencer

Social Work Ethics: Progressive, Practical, and Relational Approaches

byElaine Spencer, Duane Massing, Jim Gough

Paperback | December 23, 2016

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Social Work Ethics provides a current and compelling overview of the contexts in which social work happens, the ethical challenges that social workers face across Canada, and future directions of the field. Inspiring and engaging, this contributed volume gives students the foundation they needto make sound ethical decisions as they work to help people in need throughout their future careers.
Elaine Spencer is instructor and program chairperson in the Social Work Department at Red Deer College. Duane Massing is professor emeritus in the applied human service administration program at MacEwan University. Jim Gough is adjunct professor in the Philosophy Department at Athabasca University.
Title:Social Work Ethics: Progressive, Practical, and Relational ApproachesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.67 inPublished:December 23, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199020225

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Table of Contents

NOTE: chapters include:- Chapter Objectives- Introduction- Key terms bolded at first use- Case Example boxes- Conclusion- Discussion Questions- Additional Resources- ReferencesPART I: HISTORY AND CONTEXT OF SOCIAL WORK ETHICS1. Social Work Practice - Current Ethics Context By Jim Gough and Elaine Spencer2. Everyday Ethics By Elaine Spencer, Jim Gough, and Alison MacDonald3. Snapshots of Social Work's Ethical History By Duane Massing4. Is Critical, Anti-Oppressive Social Work Still Possible? Exhausting Ethical Action + Revitalizing Resistance By Donna Baines5. New Tools for Ethical Practice in an Era of Fiscal Restraints By Merlinda WeinbergPART II: SITES, POPULATIONS, AND APPROACHES TO ETHICAL PRACTICE6. Progressive Ethical Social Work Administration By Elizabeth Radian7. The Ethics of Progressive Community Organizing By Carmen Plante8. Does Social Work Have the Guts for Social Justice and Reconciliation? By Cindy Blackstock9. Immigrant Integration Practice: Progressive Social Work and Ethical Considerations By Eugene Ip10. Do Children Really Have Rights? The Ethics of Working with Children By Donalda Halabuza11. Insider Social Work Ethics: Working with Your Own Community By Elaine Spencer12. Relational Ethics and the Third Space By Duane Massing13. West Meets East: Gandhian Ethics in Social Work Practice By Baiju Pallicka VareedPART III: COMPLEX SITUATIONS AND GUIDES TO ETHICAL DECISION-MAKING14. Ethical Decision-Making: A Relational and Progressive Perspective By Duane Massing15. The Ethical Professional: Regulation of Social Work in Canada By Alison MacDonald and Karen Ann Smith16. Social Work Ethics within Interdisciplinary Teams in Mental Health By Donna G. McNicholPART IV: INTEGRATION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS17. Bits and Bytes: The Impact of Modern Technology on Ethical Social Work By Jim Gough, Alison MacDonald, and Elaine Spencer18. A Two-Road Approach to Ethical Practice By Banakonda Kennedy-Kish-Bell and Ben Carniol19. Belonging and Place: The Earth Runs Through It By Elizabeth A. LangeConclusionAPPENDICES:1. Social Worker and Social Service Worker Regulatory Bodies and Associations across Canada2. CASW Code of Ethics, 20053. Code of Ethics for Progressive Social Workers4. Traditional Native Code of Ethics5. Relational and Progressive Ethical Decision ModelGlossaryIndex

Editorial Reviews

"The language of this book is easy to understand. . . . and the case studies really help to solidify the kinds of issues that we might come across in the field." --Bonita Georgekish, Cambrian College