Eyeon Ethics: New Technology Standards for Social Work: Ethical Implications
Department (Manual Entry)
School of Social Work
Social workers are well aware that technological innovations, especially digital technology, have changed the nature of social work practice. When Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft in 1975, social work was more than three-quarters of a century old, yet no one practicing then could have forecast the profound impact that computer software and related technology would have on the profession during the ensuing decades.
Reamer, Frederic G. "Eye on Ethics: New Technology Standards for Social Work: Ethical Implications," Social Work Today, July, 2015, available at http://www.socialworktoday.com/news/eoe_073015.shtml