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Social Work Ethics

Banks, Sarah



J. Wright


This article discusses professional ethics in social work, exploring key themes (core values, codes of ethics, ethical theories, ethical challenges, ethical decision making, and regulation of conduct) in current literature and practice. It considers whether dominant models of social work practice and ethics from the global North should be reconsidered in an international context.

Publication Date 2015
Deposit Date Feb 23, 2016
Publisher Elsevier
Pages 782-788
Series Number 22
Edition 2nd ed
Book Title International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences.
ISBN 9780080970868
Public URL
Contract Date Feb 23, 2016