Straight Talk About Professional Ethics by Kim Strom-gottfriedStraight Talk About Professional Ethics by Kim Strom-gottfried

Straight Talk About Professional Ethics

byKim Strom-gottfried

Paperback | June 15, 2014

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How does one make the right choices when faced with ethical dilemmas? Social service professionals use a unique set of principles to guide their decisions within a broad and complex array of situations. Straight Talk about Professional Ethics, Second Edition provides readers with theguidelines that will help them make decisions in a manner that is clinically and ethically effective. This book explains the seven core concepts that guide ethical practice in the helping professions: self-determination, informed consent, competence, confidentiality and privacy, attention toconflicts of interest, maintenance of professional boundaries, and professionalism and integrity. Developing a commitment to the ethics of a profession and an understanding of how those ethics apply to commonly occurring workplace situations is a major element of professional preparation.
Kim Strom-Gottfried (PhD, Case Western Reserve University; MSW, Adelphi University) is the Smith P. Theimann Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Professional Practice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work. Professor Strom-Gottfried teaches in the areas of direct practice, communities and organizatio...
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Title:Straight Talk About Professional EthicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.71 inPublished:June 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190615478

ISBN - 13:9780190615475

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"Professor Strom-Gottfried is one of the preeminent scholars in ethics for social workers. Her experience and understanding of social work as a multidisciplinary endeavor is remarkable and her crisp prose communicates a personal and professional integrity that is highly welcomed in the field." --Anthony A. Bibus III, Augsburg College