Controversial Issues in Social Work Ethics, Values, and Obligations

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Eileen D. Gambrill, Robert Pruger
Allyn and Bacon, 1997 - Service social - Aspect moral - 239 pages
Uses the classical Western debate format to achieve the following goals: to present different perspectives on current ethical and value issues related to social work, to demonstrate the value of using the debate format as a tool for further understanding issues, and to demonstrate that controversy c

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Debates about Practice
Does reliance on diagnostic labels help clients more than
Is the use of fringe therapiesthose lacking substantial theoretical

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About the author (1997)

Leonard Gibbs (MSSW, ACSW) received his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in Social Welfare, in 1977. He has since taught a full range of courses in the baccalaureate program in social work at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Much of his research has concerned teaching and ways to improve practice decision making.

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