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Author Laird, Siobhan Elizabeth.

Title Practical social work law : analysing court cases and inquiries / Siobhan Laird
Published Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson Longman, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 550 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Legislative framework -- The family -- Promoting welfare and safeguarding children -- Looked after children -- Youth justice -- Mental capacity -- Adults with disabilities -- Mental health : hospital setting -- Mental health : community setting -- Lessons for practice
Summary This textbook presents legal issues associated with social work in an accessible format. It approaches the law in a way that is less daunting and more engaging through case rather than statute law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 518-527) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- England
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317864689