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Social Work and the Courts 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9781138799837
Previous Edition ISBN: 0415943957
Published: November 2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00
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Social Work and the Courts is a collection of important and cutting-edge court decisions in the field of human services, now in its third edition. Pollack and Kleinman present an array of legal cases in everyday language, with clear explanation of the facts and issues, and in-depth examinations of the reasoning and implications of each decision.

This new edition includes over twenty new cases, all of which happened between 2010 and 2014, making this one of the most significant and timely investigations of how social work and the law intersect. Special attention is paid to recent rulings in child welfare and social worker liability. The dissection and analysis of these influential cases makes this volume an excellent teaching tool and an essential resource for both social workers and policy makers.

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Subjects:
Social Work
Contents:
1. Child Welfare
2. Social Worker Liability and Immunity
3. Mental Health Issues
4. Aging
5. Women and the Law
6. Income Support
7. Social Workers in Court
8. Social Workers as Employees
9. Public Policy