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Integrating Human Service Law, Ethics and Practice


ISBN13: 9780195578218
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780195517811
Published: November 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £45.99



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Integrating Human Service Law, Ethics and Practice interprets the law for human service students to prepare them for practice. The text fully integrates law and ethics throughout, to provide a thorough knowledge of the Australian legal landscape and an understanding of human service ethics. It explores the place of law in human service work; the general legal obligations, rights, duties and regulations of workers; and considers a number of areas of substantive law relevant to service delivery with different populations and jurisdictions. It continues to include 'Practice Questions and Response' boxes and 'Legal and Ethical Myths and Realities' boxes, which clarify contested or confusing issues in practice. This third edition more explicitly addresses the interaction between law and ethics in practice, and incorporates more material on professional ethics in all chapters.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
PART I RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMAN SERVICE PRACTICE, LAW AND ETHICS
1. THE THIRD EDITION
2. CONNECTING LAW AND HUMAN SERVICES
3. LAW, ETHICS, AND OTHER FACTORS IN DECISION MAKING

PART II LEGAL OBLIGATIONS, RIGHTS, AND REGULATION OF HUMAN SERVICE WORKERS
4. PROFESSIONAL, BUSINESS, AND EMPLOYMENT MATTERS
5. MANAGING INFORMATION
6. COURTS, TRIBUNALS, AND THE HUMAN SERVICES
7. GETTING IT WRONG

PART III SERVICE DELIVERY: DIVERSE POPULATIONS AND JURISDICTIONS
8. CRIMES AND VICTIMS
9. FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
10. HOUSING AND FINANCE
11. DIVERSITY AND VULNERABILITY
12. BACK TO THE BEGINNING AND FACING THE FUTUR