Admitting convicted felons to social work programs

Conceptual dilemmas and practices

Debbie Haski-Leventhal, Richard J. Gelles, Ram A. Cnaan

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In this article, we review the ethical and legal dilemmas regarding the admission of convicted felons and study the practices used by American schools of social work. An important finding is that schools that are proactively engaged in asking for and processing felony conviction information are also more ethically engaged.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)87-100
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes

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