This webinar explores the nature of complex ethics challenges in social work. Dr. Frederic Reamer presents a typology of ethical dilemmas, including case examples; discusses ethical decision-making; and identifies practical strategies to protect clients and help prevent lawsuits and ethics complaints.
Course created on February 3, 2021
Course Type: Video, Audio
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- After this course, participants will be able to identify complex ethics challenges in social work.
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate and apply relevant ethics standards to manage ethical dilemmas.
- After this course, participants will be able to consider and use protocols designed to protect clients and help prevent litigation and ethics complaints.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction & Overview|
|5-25 Minutes||Complex ethics challenges: A typology and case examples|
|25-45 Minutes||Ethical decision making|
|45-55 Minutes||Ethics risk management: Protecting clients and practitioners|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Frederic G. Reamer
Frederic Reamer is a professor in the graduate program, School of Social Work, Rhode Island College. His teaching and research focus on professional ethics, criminal justice, mental health, health care, and public policy. Dr. Reamer received his PhD from the University of Chicago and he has served as a social worker in correctional and mental health settings. He chaired the national task force that wrote the Code of Ethics adopted by the National Association of Social Workers in 1996 and recently served on the code revision task force. Dr. Reamer has lectured nationally and internationally on social work and professional ethics, including in India, China, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and in various European nations. His books include Social Work Values and Ethics; Risk Management in Social Work; The Social Work Ethics Casebook; Ethical Standards in Social Work; Boundary Issues and Dual Relationships in the Human Services; Ethics and Risk Management in Online and Distance Social Work; and The Social Work Ethics Audit, among others. In addition, Dr. Reamer has served as an expert witness in many court and licensing board cases throughout the United States.
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