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   Laws and Ethics, Chapter 10

 

Conclusion

As mentioned at the beginning of this course, Laws and Ethics are necessary to providing quality services to the consumer.  Maybe nowhere is this more important than in the healthcare field.  This course has covered many of the Laws, Regulations and Ethics pertaining to the professional conduct of LCSWs, MFTs and Nurses.  It is your challenge as a licensed professional to implement the information in this course for the betterment of yourself as a clinician in helping the most vulnerable among us.

 

Well, it appears you have survived the course. 

THE END

 

[Now, go take the test before you forget everything]

 

Resources

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists at http://www.aamft.org/resources/LRMPlan/Ethics/ethicscode2001.asp

American Nursing Association at http://www.nursingworld.org/ethics/code/protected_nwcoe303.htm

Banks, S. (2001), Ethics and Values in Social Work, London: McMillan Press, as found in McAuliffe, Donna (Ph.D.) "I'm Still Standing: Impacts and Consequences of Ethical Dilemmas for Social Workers in Direct Practice," in Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Spring 2005: Vol. 2, No.1 at http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/content/view/17//  (2005).

California Board of Behavioral Sciences at http://www.bbs.ca.gov/pdf/publications/lawsregs.pdf  (2013)

 

California Board of Registered Nurses at http://www.rn.ca.gov/npa.nap.htm

 

Congress, E. (1999), Social Work Values and Ethics: Identifying and Resolving Professional Dilemmas, Chicago: Nelson Hall, in McAuliffe, Donna (Ph.D.) "I'm Still Standing: Impacts and Consequences of Ethical Dilemmas for Social Workers in Direct Practice", in Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Spring 2005: Vol. 2, No.1 at http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/content/view/17//

 

Hawkins, P. and Shotet, R. (1989), Supervision in the Helping Professions, Philadelphia: Open University Press, in McAuliffe, Donna (Ph.D.) "I'm Still Standing: Impacts and Consequences of Ethical Dilemmas for Social Workers in Direct Practice," in Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Spring 2005: Vol. 2, No.1 at http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/content/view/17//

 

Hepworth and Larsen, Direct Social Work Practice: Theory and Skills (Chicago: The Dorsey Press, 1986)

Loewenberg, F.M., Dolgoff, R. and Harrington, D. (2001), Ethical Decisions for Social Work Practice, Itasca: F.E. Peacock Publishers, in McAuliffe, Donna (Ph.D.) "I'm Still Standing: Impacts and Consequences of Ethical Dilemmas for Social Workers in Direct Practice," in Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Spring 2005: Vol. 2, No.1 athttp://www.socialworker.com/jswve/content/view/17//  (2005)..

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Mehr, Joseph, Human Services:  Concepts and Intervention Strategies, (Mass.: Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1986)

 

McAuliffe, Donna (Ph.D.) "I'm Still Standing: Impacts and Consequences of Ethical Dilemmas for Social Workers in Direct Practice," in Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Spring 2005: Vol. 2, No.1 at http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/content/view/17//

 

Reamer, F.G., "Ethical Dilemmas in Social Services" (New York: Columbia University Press, 1982) as found in Hepworth and Larsen, Direct Social Work Practice: Theory and Skills (Chicago: The Dorsey Press, 1986)

 

Reamer, F.G. (1983), "Ethical Dilemmas in Social Work Practice," Social Work, January-February, 31-35, in McAuliffe, Donna (Ph.D.) "I'm Still Standing: Impacts and Consequences of Ethical Dilemmas for Social Workers in Direct Practice," in Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Spring 2005: Vol. 2, No.1 at http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/content/view/17//  (2005).

Rothman, J. (1998), From the Front Lines: Student Cases in Social Work Ethics, Boston: Allyn and Bacon, in McAuliffe, Donna (Ph.D.) "I'm Still Standing: Impacts and Consequences of Ethical Dilemmas for Social Workers in Direct Practice," in Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Spring 2005: Vol. 2, No.1 at http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/content/view/17//  (2005).

 

  

The Author

 

Lance Parks, LCSW has a rich and diverse history of educational, clinical, training and administrative experience. Mr. Parks is a certified Group Home Administrator in the state of California and serves as an Associate Director and Licensed Clinical Social Worker at a residential placement facility for adolescents ages 13-18.  Mr. Parks' counseling experience includes the following populations and settings: HIV positive inmates at CIM in Chino, California, outpatient Spanish speaking clinic, private psychiatric hospital, skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes), private family counseling clinic, and adolescent residential placement.

 

In addition, Mr. Parks has helped plan, develop and/or present training programs and conferences for the following personnel: group home staff, state certified group home administrators, probation officers, social workers, mental health personnel, LCSWs and MFTs. Since 1999 Mr. Parks has served on the continuing education committee, residential care committee and juvenile justice committee for a statewide association of private nonprofit child and family serving agencies.

 

Mr. Parks received his Bachelor of Science in Family Sciences with a minor in Spanish from Brigham Young University, and his Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California.

 

 

 

 
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