Eye on Ethics: Elastic Boundaries in Social Work - Proceed with Caution
Department (Manual Entry)
School of Social Work
In some instances, it is virtually impossible for social workers to avoid dual relationships with current and former clients. Social workers who live and work in small communities, such as a military base in a remote location, or rural areas know how difficult it is to avoid dual relationships.
Reamer, Frederic G., "Eye on Ethics: Elastic Boundaries in Social Work -- Proceed with Caution," July, 2014, available at http://www.socialworktoday.com/news/eoe_070214.shtml