Professional Boundaries in Social Work and Social Care


A Practical Guide to Understanding, Maintaining and Managing Your Professional.

Frank Cooper is a freelance trainer specialising in professional boundaries in social care, and has over 16 years’ experience as a social care professional. He previously also taught in the fields of volunteer training and drugs awareness, and has developed accredited courses in his chosen fields of specialty.


The book is well-structured and accessible, describing many concepts with a strong grounding in everyday situations and experiences…  could be used for students, current social care workers and practice teachers in social care settings… Professional Boundaries does provide a practical guide to understanding and managing boundaries.

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  • 1. Introduction.
  • 2. How Tight Are Your Boundaries?
  • 3. Why Do We Have Boundaries?
  • 4. Generic Boundaries.
  • 5. Confidentiality.
  • 6. Beginnings and Endings.
  • 7. Professional Boundaries and the Law.
  • 8. Broken Boundaries.
  • 9. Understanding Negative Consequences.
  • 10. Maintaining Boundaries.
  • 11. Self Awareness.
  • Appendix 1. Commentary on Chapter 2.
  • Appendix 2. Relevant Organisations.
  • Index.

Additional information

Weight .5 kg

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