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Social Work Law in Scotland
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SOCIAL WORK LAW IN SCOTLAND

PAPERBACK BY GUTHRIE, THOMAS G.

£35.00

ISBN
9781847661654
IMPRINT
BLOOMSBURY PROFESSIONAL
 
 
EDITION
3RD REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
536 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
20 FEB 2010

DESCRIPTION

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.The third edition of this highly regarded text covers important recent developments in Scotland including changes in the regulation of social care and the implementation of: Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act 2002; Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003; Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006; Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007; Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007; Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010Social Work Law in Scotland is designed for use by students studying for a degree in social work as well as those in the profession.

CONTENTS

1 The Scottish legal context of social work2 General law relevant to social work3 Children and their families4 Local authority services to children5 Children in need of supervision or emergency protection6 Community care7 Incapacity8 Mental health9 Adult support and protection10 Offenders11 Professional regulation, responsibility and accountability12 Changes