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Client Violence

Christina E. Newhill.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminal Justice; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 3341 words.

Client violence and workplace safety are relevant issues for all social workers across practice settings. This entry addresses why and how social workers may be targets for a client's...

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Confidentiality and Privileged Communication

Carolyn I. Polowy, Sherri Morgan, W. Dwight Bailey and Carol Gorenberg.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Addictions and Substance Misuse; Criminal Justice; Practical Ethics; Mental and Behavioural Health; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 3742 words.

Confidentiality of client communications is one of the ethical foundations of the social work profession and has become a legal obligation in most states. Many problems arise in the...

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Prison Social Work

Jason Matejkowski, Toni Johnson and Margaret E. Severson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminal Justice; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Justice and Human Rights; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 10552 words.

This entry provides a description of prison social work and the array of responsibilities that social workers in prison settings have, including intake screening and assessment,...

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