Eye on Ethics Series - Course Three

About the Course:

The Eye on Ethics Series, created by Social Work Today magazine, is written by the highly respected Fredric Reamer, Ph.D.
Course Three includes the following brief ethics articles:
– Protecting Privileged Information
– Deception in Social Work
– When Ethics and the Law Collide
– Defamation of Character

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Frederic G. Reamer, PhD

About the Author:

Frederic G. Reamer, PhD, is a professor in the graduate program of the School of Social Work, Rhode Island College. He is the author of many books and articles, and his research has addressed mental health, healthcare, criminal justice, and professional ethics.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about ethical dilemmas in social work, and making well-informed ethical decisions. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Review ethical dilemmas when the Code of Ethics and the law are in conflict.

  2. List ethical guidelines to help social workers make ethically sound decisions regarding the protection of confidential information, preventing dishonesty, and defamation of character.

  3. Describe the common ethical pitfalls regarding protecting privileged information, dishonesty, and defamation of character.

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Course Number: 101834
Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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