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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Social Work and the Law in Scotland 2nd ed isbn 9780230276314

Social Work and the Law in Scotland

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Edited by: Deborah Baiile

ISBN13: 9781403912886
ISBN: 1403912882
New Edition ISBN: 9780230276314
Published: September 2003
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This anthology offers a fresh and wide-ranging exploration of the critical links between practice issues and the legal framework regulating social work in Scotland. Made up largely of newly commissioned pieces by leading academics and practitioners in the field, it explores key conceptual and thematic issues and core areas of law and practice, as well as incorporating first-hand accounts from stakeholders in a range of settings.

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The Law and Social work - Critical Perspectives on Welfare: The Example of Child Care Services
K.Tisdall - Legal Values and Social Work Values
J.Roche - Discrimination and social work
C.Robinson - The impact of devolution and the Human Rights Act 1998 on social work practice
V.Strachan - Accountability
K.Cameron - Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
K.Marshall - Overviews of key areas of law and practice - Mental health and social work
I.Ferguson - Confidentiality, human rights and data protection
D.Baillie - The social work role in the Children's Hearings System
J.McGhee - Social Work practice in the Criminal justice system
R.MacKay - Education
M.Hawthorn & M.McLarty - Disability and the Law
I.Nisbet - Care in the Community
A.Petch - Children being looked after
A.Kendrick - Elder abuse, neglect and the law
A.Ferry - Housing
M.Dailly - Welfare rights
A.MacKenzie - Domestic Violence
L-A.Cull - Ensuring Social work practice complies with the ECHR
K.Cameron - The law and practice relating to freeing for adoption and adoption
J.West - Service User and practice perspectives - A carer's perspective on being a long-term carer
Carer of disabled child - The role of the Mental Health Officer
K. MacKay - The role of the Reporter to the Children's Panel
J.Robson - Independent Advocacy
a practice perspective
A.Forbes - The role of the safeguarder
E.Foules - The work of the Scottish Child Law Centre
K.MacFarlane - The Sheriffs and the Sheriff Court - the judicial function
B.Kearney - I didn't come here for fun
extract - A sense of purpose: Care leaver's views and experiences of growing up
Save the Children 2001 extract - Learning with care: The Education of Children looked after away from home by local authorities
Scottish Executive 2001 extract - The work of ENABLE, ENABLE legal services and ENABLE Trustee Services
E. Craigmyle - On working with offenders in the Community
- The role of the Curator ad Litem and Reporting Officer in adoption proceedings
J.West - Code of practice for social service workers