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Dr. Jim Raines- SSW Ethical Considerations During a Pandemic

Dr. Jim Raines- SSW Ethical Considerations During a Pandemic

In partnership with the School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA), Common Ground was fortunate to host Dr. Jim Raines, Professor at California State University-Monterey Bay. Dr. Raines specializes in ethics (among other things) and has a wealth of experience to share with us. In this podcast, Dr. Raines addressed ethical issues we are facing during this pandemic and offers some observations on our current crisis situation.

James C. Raines, Ph.D., calls himself an accidental academic with the heart of a practitioner. He has been President of the Illinois Association of School Social Workers, Midwest Council of School Social Workers, and the School Social Work Association of America. He has written four books published by Oxford University Press, most recently Evidence-based Practice in School Mental Health:  Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools, published in April 2019.  He was the Chair of the Health, Human Services and Public Policy Department at California State University Monterey Bay from 2010 – 2016. He is currently a full professor of social work and teaches courses in ethics and social work practice.

About The Author

Charles Barr

School social worker by trade and writer by choice. Founder of Common Ground Education Podcast. My interests include social emotional curriculum, school building culture, mindfulness, poverty, school district polity and all things special education.

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