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Bioethics

Larry W. Foster.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Policy and Advocacy; Sociology of Religion. 6784 words.

Bioethics and biomedical ethics are defined. Common bioethical concepts, exemplary moral values, fundamental ethical principles, general ethical theories, and approaches to moral reasoning...

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Meditation, Mindfulness, and Social Work

Sadye L. M. Logan.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Sociology of Religion. 8603 words.

Research has shown that social workers and other helping professionals can make use of the contemplative practices from religion and spiritual disciplines. These practices can be utilized...

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Voluntarism

Dennis L. Poole.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Practical Ethics; Sociology of Religion. 4763 words.

Voluntarism can be interpreted at the levels of values, structure, and ideology. In Western society, voluntarism rests heavily on secular and religious values originating in both...

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