Professionalism, Boundaries and the Workplace
Edited by Nigel Malin
Routledge – 1999 – 282 pages
Professionalism, Boundaries and the Workplace is a practical text that examines a range of sensitive issues concerned with managing and maintaining professional boundaries between worker and client. It uses experiences from probation, social work, the NHS, small business and church settings. A number of issues are addressed including:
*the relationship between personal and professional values
*changing professional-client relationships
*definitions of 'being professional'
*conflicts arising from different understandings of professionalism.
Nigel Malin is Professor of Social Work and Community Studies at the University of Derby; he is well respected for his work on community care.