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Interviewer Objectivity and Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Kathleen Coulborn Faller

in Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Current policy is to advise professionals interviewing for sexual abuse that they should take a neutral stance, that is, with no vested interest in findings or not findings evidence of sexual abuse. ... More


Is the gift a good one?

Richard M. Titmuss

in The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter addresses the quality of the gift of blood. The transfusion and use of whole blood and certain blood products carries with it the risk of transmitting disease, particularly serum ... More


Final Thoughts

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick

in Culturally Competent Research: Using Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199846597
eISBN:
9780199315918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846597.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

The concluding chapter summarizes the key issues related to culturally competent research in social work. It highlights the current challenges of culturally competent social work research including ... More


Social Work Science and Evidence

Ian Shaw

in Social Work Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166409
eISBN:
9780231541602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166409.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapters 6 to 8 take up three central themes in the nature and purpose of social work science: science as evidence, science as understanding, and science as justice. Beginning chapter 6 with the view ... More


“A Nice Social Tea Party”: The Rocky Relationship Between Social Work and Black Liberation

Joyce M. Bell

in The Black Power Movement and American Social Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162609
eISBN:
9780231538015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162609.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter recounts the history of the service/activism tension in the social work profession. It examines the debates within social work organizations during the advent of the civil rights ... More


Will she be right, mate? Standards and diversity in Australian social work

Karen Healy

in Transnational Social Work: Opportunities and Challenges of a Global Profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333364
eISBN:
9781447333401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333364.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Australia is often characterised as a laid-back society. When it comes to the regulation of the Australian health and human services workforce there may be some truth to this depiction. Indeed, many ... More


Afterword

Neil Hume

in Revisiting Moral Panics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447321859
eISBN:
9781447321880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321859.003.0026
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This comments on the foregoing chapters, acknowledges the value of understanding the complex relationship between moral panics, the state and the profession of social work and notes that many of the ... More


The Science of Social Work Roundtables: Context, Content, Process

Susan Stone and Jerry Floersch

in Shaping a Science of Social Work: Professional Knowledge and Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190880668
eISBN:
9780190880699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880668.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter has three aims. The first is to familiarize readers with the general tenor, proceedings, and discussions at the five “Science in Social Work” roundtables that took place between 2012 and ... More


Science and Identity in Social Work

John Brekke

in Shaping a Science of Social Work: Professional Knowledge and Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190880668
eISBN:
9780190880699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880668.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter offers a definition of science that encompasses the interacting elements of theory, prediction, observation, and testing. The chapter also discusses disciplines and professions and their ... More


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