The SAGE Handbook of Social Work is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume. Drawn from an international field of excellence, the contributors each offer a critical analysis of their individual area of expertise. The result is this invaluable resource collection that not only reflects upon the condition of social work today but also looks to future developments.
Chapter 20: Ethical Decision Making
Ethical Decision Making
Social workers make a range of decisions every day. These decisions, as with all decisions in life generally, will have both intended and unintended consequences. They may be made quickly, or with much deliberation. They may be of little significance, or life-changing. They may involve few or a range of ...