Social Work Law in Scotland

By: Thomas G Guthrie
ISBN: 9781784513245

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About Social Work Law in Scotland

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. Social Work Law in Scotland is designed for use by students studying for a degree in social work as well as those in the profession. Read more

About Social Work Law in Scotland

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.

Social Work Law in Scotland is designed for use by students studying for a degree in social work as well as those in the profession.

Table of Contents

1 The Scottish legal context of social work
2 General law relevant to social work
3 Children and their families
4 Local authority services to children
5 Children in need of supervision or emergency protection
6 Community care
7 Incapacity
8 Mental health
9 Adult support and protection
10 Offenders
11 Professional regulation, responsibility and accountability
12 Changes

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 13 September 2018
ISBN: 9781784513245
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 4
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