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Social care, social work and the law

Social care, social work and the law

England and Wales : Workbook 4 Vulnerable adults.

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Published by Open University in Milton Keynes .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesK269 -- Workbook 4 Vulnerable adults
ContributionsOpen University.
The Physical Object
Pagination115p.
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18616963M

The book is vital reading for all levels of social work student, including those undertaking the post-qualifying award in child care, as well as being an indispensable resource for practitioners working with children and families. Every case is complex and unique and therefore requires different legal treatment; this means it is absolutely vital that social workers not only understand the law, but are able to critically analyse the legal framework and apply it to their practice. This book provides students and practitioners with an essential guide to adult social care law.

  He has written extensively on children and the law, and children's rights and is co-editor of Youth in Society (), Children in Society () and Social Work and the Law in Scotland (). DEBBIE STRINGER is a solicitor (non-practicing) and senior lecturer in law in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the Open University, UK. How the law underpins social work practice: The law which underpins social work practice was radically redrawn in the ’s following a series of scandals – for example the events in Cleveland where social workers were accused of an over-readiness of taking children into care and the fact that the parents felt totally undermined and were.

Written by an author team educated in both the law and social work, this book acquaints readers with major state and federal laws, regulations, and court opinions that directly affect social work practice. LAW IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE, 3rd Edition helps readers understand how to work within the legal system to benefit clients and further client.   She has practised as a social worker in the field of child care and is the author of a number of publications about advocacy for children and young people. Beverley Burke is Senior Lecturer in social work at Liverpool John Moores University. She has practised as a social worker in the field of child care and has published in the areas of anti.


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Social care, social work and the law - Audio The Open University Courses3 Ratings; Listen on Apple Podcasts. The law and aspects of the legal system have a massive impact on the lives of social workers, from defining policy and procedure to the actual process of day-to-day working.

This album presents an encompassing and engrossing look 2/5(3). Law and ethics are two vital aspects of social work – all social workers need to practise according to the law and their codes of ethics and conduct. However, the relationship between the law and social work values and ethics is not without its tensions and this book takes a problem-based approach to explore the dilemmas and challenges that Cited social work and the law book 3.

Introduction “Social work and the law” refers to the interface between the practice of social work and the legal system, including statutory law, case law, legal institutions (courts, prisons, etc.), and legal professionals (attorneys, judges, paralegals, forensic experts, and alternative dispute resolution professionals).

She has practised as a social worker in the field of child care and is the author of a number of publications about advocacy for children and young people. Beverley Burke is Senior Lecturer in social work at Liverpool John Moores University. She has practised as a social worker in the field of child care and has published in the areas of anti 5/5(1).

Williams, Jane. "Sources of Law for Child Care Social Work." In Child Law for Social Work, London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: /n3. Williams, J'Sources of law for child care social work', in Child law for social work, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp.

viewed 17 Junedoi:   Written by an author team educated in both the law and social work, this book acquaints readers with major state and federal laws, regulations, and court opinions that directly affect social work practice. LAW IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE, 3rd Edition helps readers understand how to work within the legal system to benefit clients and further client Reviews: Initially a social care and social work training consultancy, Kirwin Maclean Associates Limited is now one of the leading independent publishers in the social and health care and social work arena.

Kirwin Maclean Associates Limited materials have an excellent reputation as highly accessible and affordable. Social Care and the Law in Scotland was first published in in recognition of the fact that many social work and social care texts did not account for the different legal framework in Scotland.

Now in its eleventh edition, this is a core text for everyone working in the sector. "This is the first book to give social workers the tools to understand their clients' legal needs and rights and to address them collaboratively and effectively.

Lyn Slater and Kara Finck ground their text in a comprehensive grasp of the legal system and the inequities of race, class, and gender that shape clients' experiences. Social Work Practice and the Law is a powerful call for social. Policy and Social Work Practice (Eds. Tony Evans and Frank Keating) is a well-timed contribution to the social work literature.

Arriving at a time when the depletion of social work services within the politics of austerity is underscored by a construction of a profession in disarray, this important book reminds us of the historical, social and policy contexts from which social work.

Social Care and the Law in Scotland was first published in in recognition of the fact that many social work and social care texts did not account for the different legal framework in Scotland. Now in its eleventh edition, this is a core text for everyone working in the sector/5(37). Exhaustive in scope, Social Work and the Law identifies current national and international trends and legal movements that support and invite inter-professional, critically competent social work participation.

The book also identifies and explains the essential knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes necessary for the attainment of. Law is a core subject of the social work degree and this title introduces students to the complexities and challenges of this subject.

Now in its fifth edition, this well-established book looks at how the law in England and Wales interacts with key aspects of practice such as human rights, mental health, youth justice and community care.

Introduction: How to Use This Book; Part One: Context and Themes. Chapter 1: Law, Social Work and Children Chapter 2: Sources of Law for Child Care Social Work Chapter 3: Accountability for Child Care Practice in England and Wales Chapter 4: Inter-Agency Working and Information Sharing Part Two: Social Work Practice with Children.

It considers how social work can use the law in a positive way, examining the value of law from the perspectives of service users, carers and professionals. The module deals with a range of legal issues related to social care and social work in two main areas: Adults and the law and Children and the law.

Modules count towards OU qualifications. Social Work Law is a comprehensive, practical and accessible guide to the legal framework that any social worker or student of social work needs to know. The author provides a balanced account of the law as applied to children, families, and vulnerable adults and uses a range of learning tools to help reinforce your understanding:Reviews: short, I wanted to make the law an interesting, stimulating and sometimes moving read for social work students.

It is for this reason that my book centres on Serious Case Re-views, Public Inquiry Reports, Ombudsman Reports and judgements handed down by the courts to explore the realities of social work practice and the law which frames it.

JEREMY ROCHE is Associate Dean (Curriculum and Awards) in the Faculty of Health and Social Care and Senior Lecturer in law. He has written extensively on children and the law, and children's rights and is co-editor of Youth in Society (), Children in Society () and Social Work and the Law in Scotland ().Reviews:   Buy Adult Social Care Law in England (Reshaping Social Work) by Williams, John, Roberts, Gwyneth, Griffiths, Aled (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Buy Social Care and the Law 13th edition by Maclean, Siobhan, Chapman, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews:. Helping social workers understand how to operate within the complex legal environment.

Social Work and Law exposes students to the ways in which social work and law intersect. Students will explore the judiciary’s contributions to important social policy issues and the knowledge social workers need to effectively participate in the judicial s: Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law for Social Workers: An Introduction (Transforming Social Work Practice Series) by Simon Godefroy | 5 Aug out of 5 stars 4.

This bestselling book helps social work students gain this foothold in understanding law as it applies to social work practice. It avoids complicated legal jargon remote from the everyday realities of practice, offering instead a grounding in legally-appropriate, rights-based social work.