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Social work malpractice and liability

strategies for prevention

by Frederic G. Reamer

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social workers -- Malpractice -- United States.,
    • Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-255) and index.

      StatementFrederic G. Reamer ; with a foreword by Robert H. Cohen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3721 .R43 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 266 p. ;
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1083926M
      ISBN 100231082622, 0231082630
      LC Control Number94007628

        This text is based on Frederic G. Reamer's key reference for practitioners, Social Work Malpractice and Liability: Strategies for in his own experiences as an expert witness in court and licensing board cases, the volume introduces the concepts of negligence, malpractice, and liability before turning to the subject of risk : Risk Management in Social Work: Preventing Professional Malpractice, Liability, and Disciplinary Action. This all new edition is based on Frederic G. Reamer’s key reference for practitioners: Social Work Malpractice and Liability: Strategies for in his own experiences as an expert witness in court and licensing board cases, the volume introduces the concepts of negligence.

      The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics Preamble professional liability insurance providers, courts of law, agency boards of directors, government agencies, and other professional groups) that choose to adopt it or use it as a frame . Professional Liability Insurance provides protection against covered claims arising from real or alleged errors or omissions, including negligence, in the course of your professional duties. For Healthcare workers, this is commonly referred to as, “Medical Malpractice Insurance” or simply, “Med Mal.”.

      NASW Assurance Services covers social workers.. They published An Important Caution for Social Workers Practicing Online Therapy, which includes these statements: “The Social Work Professional Liability Insurance policy sponsored by NASW Assurance Services provides coverage worldwide, as long as the claim is made and the suit is brought in the United States, its territories, possessions. Join EPICC today and receive professional liability insurance included in your $35 membership! You MUST have liability insurance for your work in field placements—so avoid high costs by becoming an EPICC member. At just $35 for the school year, you can have the best buy in professional liability insurance ($1 million/$3 million limits).


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface --Foreword / Robert H. Cohen Professional Malpractice and Liability: An Overview --The Nature of Negligence, Malpractice, and Liability --The Incidence of Social Work Malpractice and Liability --Key Concepts in Malpractice and Negligence.

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