Social work, like other professions, seeks a jolt of technology and technical sophistication into its theoretical and practical repertories. Such efforts have, thus far, ignored the considerable ethical and axiological freight that "Techne" brings with it. Ironically, many of the implicit values of techniques subvert the unique and defining values of the social work profession. This paper offers a cautionary note and a prescription for avoiding the "technological fix."
"Technological Fix: Altering the Consciousness of the Social Work Profession,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 18
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol18/iss4/5