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Boundary issues and dual relationships in the human services

Author: Frederic G Reamer
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Rev. ed. of: Tangled relationships. c2001.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic G Reamer
ISBN: 9780231157001 0231157002 9780231157018 0231157010 9780231527682 0231527683
OCLC Number: 780288461
Notes: Revised edition of: Tangled relationships. c2001.
Description: ix, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Boundaries and Dual Relationships: Key Concepts 1 --
Boundary Issues in the Human Services 3 --
Emerging Boundary Challenges: Social Media and Electronic Communications 9 --
A Typology of Boundary Issues and Dual Relationships: A Synopsis 11 --
Managing Boundaries and Dual Relationships 19 --
Sound Decision Making 23 --
2 Intimate Relationships 43 --
Sexual Relationships with Clients 43 --
Sexual Relationships with Former Clients 74 --
Counseling Former Sexual Partners 79 --
Sexual Relationships with Clients' Relatives or Acquaintances 81 --
Sexual Relationships with Supervisees, Trainees, Students, and Colleagues 84 --
Physical Contact 86 --
3 Emotional and Dependency Needs 96 --
Friendships with Clients 98 --
Unconventional Interventions 101 --
Self-disclosure: Whose Needs Are Being Met? 107 --
Affectionate Communications 114 --
Community-based Contact with Clients 117 --
4 Personal Benefit 124 --
Barter for Services 124 --
Business and Financial Relationships 130 --
Advice and Services 135 --
Favors and Gifts 138 --
Conflicts of Interest: Self-serving Motives 148 --
5 Altruism 155 --
Giving Gifts to Clients 155 --
Meeting Clients in Social or Community Settings 162 --
Offering Clients Favors 167 --
Accommodating Clients 172 --
Self-disclosing to Clients: The Risks of Altruism 178 --
6 Unavoidable and Unanticipated Circumstances 184 --
Geographic Proximity: Small and Rural Communities 184 --
Conflicts of Interest: Unexpected Challenges 193 --
Professional Encounters 201 --
Social Encounters 203 --
7 Risk Management: Guidelines and Strategies 206 --
Emerging Issues: The Challenge of Electronic Boundaries 207 --
Risk-Management Guidelines 209.
Responsibility: Frederic G. Reamer.
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Once again Frederic G. Reamer provides social work and human service professionals with an informative guide to ethical practice and the prevention of boundry violations. He encourages professional Read more...

 
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