Frederic G. Reamer
Professor at Rhode Island College
Providence, Rhode Island
Frederic Reamer is a professor in the graduate program of the School of Social Work, Rhode Island College. His research and teaching have addressed a wide range of human service issues, including mental health, health care, criminal justice, public welfare and professional ethics. He has also taught at the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration and the University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Social Work. Frederic has conducted extensive research on professional ethics and has been involved in several national research projects sponsored by The Hastings Center, the Carnegie Corporation, the Haas Foundation, and the Scattergood Program for the Applied Ethics of Behavioral Healthcare at the Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania. His published works include 19 books and more than 100 journal articles and book chapters. Frederic is also the writer of chapters on professional ethics in the Encyclopedia of Social Work, the Encyclopedia of Bioethics and the Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics. He also chaired the national task force that wrote the current Code of Ethics adopted by the National Association of Social Workers.