Law for Social Workers has been supporting social work students and professionals for over 20 years. Written by a qualified social worker and experienced lecturer team, this book provides the perfect combination of legal explanation and practical insight and is the ideal book to see you through your course and career. The new edition continues to provide an accurate, jargon-free account of the law social workers need to know, with helpful diagrams and case studies included throughout to explain areas of difficulty and ensure understanding for students and professionals at all levels. The 13th edition also features 'The Social Worker's Toolkit', offering practical advice on topics such as going to court, preparing evidence, and writing reports, and provides the ideal support while on placement or in the workplace. The book is accompanied by a fully interactive Online Resource Centre featuring updates on recent cases and changes to legislation, guidance on answering exercises in the book, a glossary explaining essential legal terminology, and video podcasts.
For lecturers, resources include suggested lecture discussion points and powerpoint slides, plus a test bank of over 200 multiple choice questions for class-testing. With its comprehensive coverage and practical focus, Law for Social Workers will be an invaluable guide throughout your degree and as you enter the workplace, equipping you with the essential legal knowledge to give you the confidence to practice.
Hugh Brayne is a former Law Professor and is now a Tribunal Judge in the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber. Helen Carr is Professor of Law at the University of Kent. Helen's research is in the area of housing, social welfare, and public law and she has extensive experience teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. David Goosey leads postgraduate studies in health and social care at the University of Westminster. He is a qualified social worker and partner at The Change Agency, a consultancy firm specialising in work with local authorities, government departments, the NHS, and charities.
PART I: THE LEGAL CONTEXT OF SOCIAL WORK; PART II: RESPONSIBILITIES TOWARDS CHILDREN; PART III: RESPONSIBILITIES TOWARDS ADULTS; APPENDICES
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13th Revised edition
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