Frederic G. Reamer is Professor in the graduate program of the School of Social Work, Rhode Island College, where he has been on the faculty since 1983. Dr. Reamer has conducted extensive research on professional ethics and has been involved in several national research projects. He has lectured extensively, nationally and internationally, on the subject of professional ethics and professional malpractice and liability. He chaired the national task force that wrote the current Code of Ethics adopted by the National Association of Social Workers.
Dr. Reamer currently chairs an international task force, sponsored by the Association of Social Work Boards that is developing model regulatory standards governing social workers' use of digital and other technology.
He is the author of many books on professional ethics, including Social Work Values and Ethics; Boundary Issues and Dual Relationships in the Human Services; and Ethical Standards in Social Work. Dr. Reamer has authored chapters on professional ethics in the Encyclopedia of Bioethics, Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics, Encyclopedia of Social Work, Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion, and the Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics.