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Social Work Law
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SOCIAL WORK LAW

PAPERBACK BY BRAMMER, ALISON

£29.99

ISBN
9781405812054
IMPRINT
LONGMAN
 
 
EDITION
2ND EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
720 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
02 OCT 2006

DESCRIPTION

Social Work Law provides a practical guide to the legal framework and substantive law relating to social work. Providing accessible explanations of law, the book provides equal coverage of the law relating to children, families and vulnerable adults. (Social Work Law 2nd Edition) is monumental, a book to consult for authoritative and accessible guidance around key topics and service user groups, such as children and families, young offenders, mental capacity, asylum, community care and homelessness. Professor Michael Preston-Shoot, The Journal of Adult Protection, Volume 10, Issue 2, May 2008

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