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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Social Work Law 4th ed isbn 9781408294055

Social Work Law 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9781405873376
New Edition ISBN: 9781408294055
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405812054
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Written with the non-lawyer in mind, Social Work Law presents a comprehensive, practical and accessible guide to the legal framework that any social worker, or student of social work needs to know.

The author provides a balanced account of the law as applied to children, families and vulnerable adults alike, and pays particular attention to the key areas of: the dynamic relationship between the law and social work practice; the crucial role of anti-discriminatory practice; and the continued growth in the importance of the Human Rights Act, 1998.

Subjects:
Care Standards, Family Law
Contents:
PART 1 – LEGAL CONTEXT OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE;
1. Introduction to Law and Social Work Practice
2. Sources of Law
3. Courts and Law Officers
4. Social Workers' Role in the Law
5. The Human Rights Act 1998 and Social Work Practice
6. Discrimination
PART 2 – CHILDREN AND FAMILIES;
7. Supporting Children and Families
8. Children and Family Breakdown
9. Child Protection
10. Children looked after
11. Adoption
12. Education;
13. Youth Justice;
PART 3 – VULNERABLE ADULTS;
14. Community Care
15. Mental Health
16. Mental Capacity
17. Adult Protection
18. Criminal Justice;
19. Welfare and Homelessness
20. Asylum