ERIC Number: EJ482813
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Mediator Role in Social Work Practice.
Parsons, Ruth J.
Social Work, v36 n6 p483-87 Nov 1991
Notes that mediation as problem-solving intervention in social work became widely used in child custody and divorce cases, child-parent conflicts, and family disputes. Argues that mediator role is inherent in social work, and examines context for and assumptions underlying it. Discusses nature of conflicts, issue of neutrality within social work value base, and power-retention qualities of mediation. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A