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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
Price: £120.00

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Social Work Law in Scotland 4th ed

ISBN13: 9781784513245
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847661654
To be Published: July 2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.00

Social Work Law in Scotland provides a practical guide to the legal framework within which social work operates. Providing accessible explanations of law, the book provides coverage of key areas of law in social work including those relating to children, families and adult services.

Social Work Law in Scotland is designed for use by students studying for a degree in social work as well as those in the profession.

Scots Law
1. The Scottish legal context of social work
2. General law relevant to social work
3. Children and their families
4. Local authority services to children
5. Children in need of supervision or emergency protection
6. Community care
7. Incapacity
8. Mental health
9. Adult support and protection
10. Offenders
11. Professional regulation, responsibility and accountability
12. Changes