Understandably, the social work profession needs to know why a small percentage of their colleagues head down this untoward and blatantly destructive path; there is, of course, no simple, one-size-fits-all explanation for such misconduct. The reasons are remarkably complex. As with social workers’ clients who engage in harmful, sometimes self-destructive, behavior, the causes are diverse. In my experience as a consultant and expert witness in cases involving social worker misconduct, there are several prominent themes, as follows:


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