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- Columbia University Press 2003; US$ 41.99
Why do people commit crimes? How can crime be prevented? And what can society and criminal justice professionals do to implement constructive responses to criminal behavior? Summarizing what he has learned about crime and criminals during his long career, one of social work?s most distinguished theoreticians speculates about the factors that lead... more...
- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 32.99
What circumstances lead someone to commit murder, rape, or acts of child molestation? Why does society have such a deep-seated wish for vengeance against perpetrators of heinous crimes? Can those found guilty of such crimes ever be rehabilitated? What are the long-term consequences of incarceration, for inmates and society? Officials of the criminal... more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 44.99
This is the leading introduction to professional values and ethics in social work. Frederic G. Reamer provides social workers with a succinct and comprehensive overview of the most critical issues relating to professional values and ethics, including the nature of social work values, ethical dilemmas, and professional misconduct. Conceptually... more...
- Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 35.99
Reamer examines the ethics involving intimate and sexual relationships with clients and former clients, practitioners' self-disclosure, giving and receiving favors and gifts, bartering for services, and unavoidable and unanticipated circumstances such as social encounters and geographical proximity. Case vignettes help illustrate important points.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 35.99
Should a therapist disclose personal information to a client, accept a client?s gift, or provide a former client with a job? Is it appropriate to exchange email or text messages with clients or correspond with them on social networking websites? Some acts, such as initiating a sexual relationship with a client, are clearly prohibited, yet what about... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 41.99
For more than a decade, teachers and practitioners have chosen Frederic G. Reamer?s Social Work Values and Ethics for its comprehensive introduction to ethical decision making and practical guidance regarding professional misconduct. Reflecting the legal and technological realities now facing individuals in the field, this new edition features a discussion... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 39.99
This all new edition is based on Frederic G. Reamer?s key reference for practitioners: Social Work Malpractice and Liability: Strategies for Prevention. Rooted in his own experiences as an expert witness in court and licensing board cases, the volume introduces the concepts of negligence, malpractice, and liability before turning to the subject of... more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 28.99
In recent years a dizzying array of programs has emerged to meet the needs of struggling teens and their families-wilderness therapy programs, therapeutic boarding schools, alternative schools, mentoring and court diversion programs, independent living programs, and myriad day treatment and partial hospitalization services. Yet not all of these offerings... more...