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This 3rd , revised edition remains one of our core / essential text for our 2nd year BASW module (SWK502) Social Work Ethics & Values. It provides a clear professional context alongside the application of key values, principles and ethics for SW practice at individual, collaborative and organisational levels. Full of helpful, concise research summaries, reflective exercises and case studies to further enhance and deepen the reader's understanding and application of ethically sound social work practice.
Essential reader for an excellent understanding and appreciation of some of the critical ethical issues that can arise for social work practititioners
This book is student friendly, accessible and is a very good introduction to ethics and values. The presentation is clear and very well organised. It considers the role of advocacy and empowerment which is essential in the social work role. The use of case studies helps to assist the reader to grasp and consolidate their learning.
Not all our student will go onto social work however some are interested in finding out more so this is a useful text for additional reading
I have used this book especially at first year level of the under-graduate programme. A must read for those at this stage of study.
This books provides a comprehensive overview of the subject of values and ethics. It is easy to read and understand without being too simplistic.
An excellent book for examining values and ethical dilemmas encountered in a social worker's daily practice. This topic is part of an assignment so is very useful for students.
We are already recommending the previous edition of this text and are happy to recommend this updated addition
Easily readable for our students who do not have a background in welfare work.
This is an excellent introductory-level text to help social work students begin to understand the deeper philosophical foundations of social work ethics.
Dr Lesley Deacon, Senior Lecturer, University of Sunderland
A straightforward, accessible text for students developing their understanding of values and their importance to the profession. Case studies and activities are well chosen, and support learning.
Provides useful case examples around the ethical dilemmas faced in social work practice.
Good book- simple and straight forward. Easy for students to follow and great for them to consider. This is not an easy subject to teach but this book helps shed light on a few complex issues.
A well constructed text that gives students a good grounding in values and ethnics in social work practice. it a easy read text which students have enjoyed using
Values and Ethics in Social Work Practice is an excellent book to aid reflection on how ethics underpins decision making in social work, and develops an understanding of how values influence our approach to practice.
This is a well-structured and well-written book on values in relation to social work. It is pleasing to see chapters on values in relation to managing risk, professional accountability, working in an organisation and advocacy. The introduction comes from an AOP perspective and this is well-rationalised as a context for values in social work practice.
Helpful text which gives clear understanding of the issues faced in the context of Social care. Easily understandable by learners