Current Issue

Volume 18, No. 2
Fall 2021

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Announcement: It’s Sometimes Hard To Say Goodbye
Donna DeAngelis, AM, Co-Editor

Expanding our Understanding of Social Work Values and Ethics: News from International Federation of Social Workers
Rory Truell, PhD, IFSW Secretary-General

Editorial: Should the NASW Code of Ethics require Institutional Review Board (IRB) review of all social work research in the USA?
Stephen M. Marson, PhD, ACSW, Editor

Letters To The Editor

Changes at JSWVE and THANK YOU
Stephen M. Marson, and Laura Gibson, Book Review Editor

Feature Articles

Interprofessional Understanding of Ethical Dilemmas: Learning Experiences Of Simulation Learning in Social Welfare and Health Care Education
Kaarina Mönkkönen, PhD, Marja Silén-Lipponen, PhD, Taru Kekoni, PhD & Terhi Saaranen, PhD

Licensing Complaints: Experiences of Social Workers in Investigation Processes
Allan Barsky, JD, MSW, PhD, Brian Carnahan, MBA & Christine Spadola, PhD, LMHC

The Trolley Problem and the Nature of Intention: Implications for Social Work Ethics
Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D

Creating True Freedom in Food Choice in an Obesogenic Environment: A Common Good Approach to Ethical Decision Making
Monica M. Adams, PhD & Emma Sterrett-Hong, PhD

Right to an Adequate Standard of Living: Social Work and Mental Health in a COVID-19 Era
Annie J. Keeney, PhD, MSW & Amanda S. Lee, MSW, LCSW

Book Reviews

Buchanan, A. (2020). Our Moral Fate: Evolution And The Escape From Tribalism. MIT Press.
Reviewed by Peter A. Kindle, University of South Dakota

Rank, M. R. (Ed.). (2020). Toward A Livable Life: A 21st Century Agenda For Social Work. Oxford University Press.
Reviewed by Bishnu Mohan Dash, University of Delhi

Reamer, F. G. (2021). Ethics & Risk Management In Online & Distance Social Work. Cognella.
Reviewed by Laura Gibson, Brescia University