Boundary issues and ethics:
In conversation with Frederic Reamer
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Negotiating complex relationships with our clients is not easy. So how do social workers and other human services practitioners negotiate these relationships when there is no easy answer? Frederic Reamer discusses the issues commonly faced by practitioners including on-line communication with clients.
Frederic G. Reamer is Professor in the graduate program of the School of Social Work, Rhode Island College. His work addresses a wide range of human service issues especially professional ethics and professional malpractice and liability. Dr Reamer chaired the national task force that wrote the current U.S. Code of Ethics adopted by the NASW. Dr Reamer has been involved in national research projects sponsored by The Hastings Center, the Carnegie Corporation, the Haas Foundation, and the Scattergood Program for the Applied Ethics of Behavioral Healthcare at the Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania. He has published 19 books and more than 100 journal articles and book chapters. He has been an essayist on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition (“This I Believe” series); a commentator on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered; a guest on various radio broadcasts; and since 2007, Dr. Reamer has served as host and producer of the National Public Radio series, This I Believe—Rhode Island, broadcast weekly by NPR and Rhode Island Public Radio. He is commentator in the documentaries, America’s Serial Killers: Portraits in Evil, Rampage: Killing without Reason and is a featured expert on the PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) series, This Emotional Life.
Dr. Reamer received the "Distinguished Contributions to Social Work Education" award from the Council on Social Work Education (1995); Presidential Award from the National Association of Social Workers (1997); Richard Lodge Prize from Adelphi University for “outstanding contributions to the development of social work theory” (2005); Edith Abbott Award from the University of Chicago for “distinguished service to society and outstanding contributions at the local, national or international levels” (2005); Neil J. Houston, Jr. Memorial Award for “dedicated service and citizen contribution toward the criminal justice profession and the public interest” (2009); and the International Rhoda G. Sarnat Award from the National Association of Social Workers for significantly advancing "the public image of social work" (2012).
Recommended citation – APA6th
Fronek, P. (Host). (2012, November 13). Boundary issues and ethics: In conversation with Frederic Reamer [Episode 32]. Podsocs. Podcast retrieved Month Day, Year, from http://www.podsocs.com/podcast/boundary-issues-and-ethics/.