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Author Williams, Jane (Jane M.)

Title Child law for social work : implementing rights through policy and practice / Jane Williams
Edition 1st ed
Published Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 269 pages)
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ALPHABETICAL LIST OF CASES; ALPHABETICAL LIST OF INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS; ALPHABETICAL LIST OF STATUTES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION: HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; Part One -- Context and Themes; 1 Law, Social Work and Children; 2 Sources of Law for Child Care Social Work; 3 Accountability for Child Care Practice in England and Wales; 4 Inter-agency Working and Information Sharing; Part Two -- Social Work Practice with Children; INTRODUCTION: Key Concepts in Case-work Interventions; 5 Engaging with Children and Their Families to Safeguard Children and Promote Their Welfare
Summary An invaluable resource for all social workers in practice with children and families, this book examines key issues such as child protection, family support, care planning, adoption and case preparation for court. With illustrative case studies throughout, the text is divided into two sections
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Social work with children -- Law and legislation -- England
Social work with children -- Law and legislation -- Wales
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Social work with children -- Law and legislation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1446269558 (ebook)
184920831X (electronic bk.)
9781446269558 (ebook)
9781849208314 (electronic bk.)