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ERIC Number: EJ371642
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Caveats on Contract.
Croxton, Tom A.
Social Work, v33 n2 p169-71 Mar-Apr 1988
Addresses concept of the therapeutic contract in clinical social work and psychotherapy. Defines "contract," describing legal implications, and implications for the professional relationship and course of treatment. Discusses mutuality, penalty clauses, voluntary participation in contractual process, malpractice and professional negligence, ethical obligations and social responsibilities. Concludes that the therapeutic enterprise should rather focus on relationship and expertise. (KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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